Plain Chana Dhal
Rec cred: ruhana ebrahim
Pic cred: @mama_taught_me_well
1 onion (sliced)
1⁄2 teaspoon whole Jeeru (Cumin) seeds
1 piece taj
1⁄2 stem curry leaves
1⁄4 teaspoon mustard seeds
3 tablespoon oil
1 cup chana dhal (soaked for 4 hrs)
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon dhana Jeeru (Cumin) powder
1⁄4 teaspoon white pepper
1⁄2 teaspoon chilli powder
Pinch turmeric powder
1 teaspoon ground green chillies
Braise onion with Jeeru (Cumin), mustard, taj and curry leaves until golden.
Mix spices, shallot and chillies in washed and drained dhal.
Then add to onions. Mix well adding half cup water.
Cook until dhal softens but retains shape, adding more water as needed to cook.
Cook all water out and serve with roti/bread.