Chana dal with bread



This is a soup made with chana dal I made for my Hyde Park dinner party. The cooking is pretty similar to the standard way to cook dal. First I boiled the chana dal with crushed ginger and tumeric, and add chopped tomatoes and salt when the legumes are almost done cooking. For the toppings, I brown the onions, and then add cumin seeds, dried red chili peppers, sliced garlic, and cumin powder. Right when dal get cooked through I add the toppings to the dal and mixed everything together and garnish with cilantro.

The soup was a hit.

2 Comments so far
  1. b6c89102-3bb1-11e0-b834-000bcdcb5194 said

    February 18, 2011 at 4:52 PM

    Wow -> I adore cilantro and can just imagine how delicious this must have tasted/smelled.

    AWESOME BLOG!!!!

  2. David said

    February 21, 2011 at 6:24 PM

    How exciting do you get with your chili?

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