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Protein
11.7g / 14%
Carbohydrates
58.5g / 68%
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7g / 18%
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Indian Main Course

One Pot Soupy Chana Dal Meal Recipe

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53Min
Medium
Sindhi Sai Bhaji is Palak-Chana Dal from traditional Sindhi cuisine, and can have a variety of green leafy vegetables added, like Palak leaves, Dill leaves and Sorrel leaves. Most homes also add in an assortment of seasonal vegetables. This is usually eaten along with Sindhi Khichdi. You can bring in a twist to this recipe by adding in some chopped tomatoes, boiled noodles or pasta, cook and simmer for a couple of minutes to turn this dal into a healthy and wholesome one pot soupy meal.

Ingredients

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6 Servings
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This dish was made for 6 here

1  Cup
Chana Dal
2  Cups
Water
2  Tablespoons
Oil
0.25  Teaspoon
Hing (Asafoetida)
1 
Ginger
6  Cloves
Garlic (Finely Chopped)
2 
Green Chillies
1 
Onion (Finely Chopped)
6 
Tomato (Finely Chopped)
1 
Carrot
1 
Brinjal
1 
Potato (Cut Into Small Cubes)
1  Teaspoon
Red Chilli Powder
0.5  Teaspoon
Turmeric Powder
1  Teaspoon
Coriander Powder
1  Pinch
Salt
200  gms
Spinach (Chopped)
2  Tablespoons
Kasuri Methi
2  Tablespoons
Dill Leaves
3  Cups
Pasta

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Nutrition Value

Energy
338.86 kcal
Protein
11.71 g
Carbohydrates
58.52 g
Fats
7.01 g
Information per serving
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53 Minutes
Step 1
20 Min
Prepare ingredients as mentioned in the list. One Pot Soupy Chana Dal Meal Recipe
Step 2
10 Min
Wash and soak chana dal in water for 30 minutes. Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add asafetida, ginger, garlic and green chillies. Sauté for 2-3 minutes, add onion and sauté till golden brown. Add half the chopped tomatoes and let it cook till tomatoes soften. One Pot Soupy Chana Dal Meal Recipe
Step 3
10 Min
Add carrot, brinjal and potato, mix well. Add chana dal, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and salt to taste. Mix well and add spinach leaves, then add fenugreek leaves and dill leaves (if using). Add 1 cup water and MAGGI Masala-ae-Magic, pressure cook for 3-4 whistles. One Pot Soupy Chana Dal Meal Recipe
Step 4
10 Min
When done, allow to cool. Then open the cooker, mix well and lightly mash the dal and vegetables together. Add the remaining chopped tomatoes and cooked pasta and simmer for a few minutes. One Pot Soupy Chana Dal Meal Recipe
Step 5
3 Min
Pour this hearty dal-pasta soup into individual bowls and serve piping hot. One Pot Soupy Chana Dal Meal Recipe
One Pot Soupy Chana Dal Meal Recipe

Step 1 of 5

Prepare ingredients as mentioned in the list.

One Pot Soupy Chana Dal Meal Recipe

Step 2 of 5

Wash and soak chana dal in water for 30 minutes. Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add asafetida, ginger, garlic and green chillies. Sauté for 2-3 minutes, add onion and sauté till golden brown. Add half the chopped tomatoes and let it cook till tomatoes soften.

One Pot Soupy Chana Dal Meal Recipe

Step 3 of 5

Add carrot, brinjal and potato, mix well. Add chana dal, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and salt to taste. Mix well and add spinach leaves, then add fenugreek leaves and dill leaves (if using). Add 1 cup water and MAGGI Masala-ae-Magic, pressure cook for 3-4 whistles.

One Pot Soupy Chana Dal Meal Recipe

Step 4 of 5

When done, allow to cool. Then open the cooker, mix well and lightly mash the dal and vegetables together. Add the remaining chopped tomatoes and cooked pasta and simmer for a few minutes.

One Pot Soupy Chana Dal Meal Recipe

Step 5 of 5

Pour this hearty dal-pasta soup into individual bowls and serve piping hot.

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