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Cooking Time

Preparation Time :30 Min

Cook Time : 25 Min

Total Time : 55 Min


Serves : 4
  • 1 cups chana dal/bengal gram

  • 1/4 cups onion

  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste

  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds

  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds

  • 1/2 cups tomato

  • 2 tbsp oil

  • 2 cups water

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1 tsp redchilli

  • 1 tsp garam masala

  • 1 tbsp coriender leaves

  • 1 cups maida /all purpose flour

  • 1 tbsp oil (moyan)

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/2 tsp ajwaine

  • 250 ml oil for frying


  • wash and soak chana dal for 30minutes
  • after 30minutes heat oil in a cooker add musterd seeds and cumin seeds
  • add ginger garlic paste ,saute
  • add onion and cook to light brown color
  • add tomato,salt redchilli powder,turmeric powder garam masala mix well
  • add soaked chana dal mix well and cook for 5minutes
  • add water close lid of cooker and cook up to 4-5whistles
  • switch off the flame and let cooker release pressure itself
  • open the lid of the cooker and mix the dal well
  • for pakwan take maida in a vessel add moyan salt and ajwain to it mix well
  • add water and kneed hard dough
  • make small balls of dough and roll it in a medium round shape
  • heat oil for frying ,fry prepared pakwan in hot oil on medium flame to crisp and brown colour
  • dal and pakwan are ready to serve,you and serve it alpng with chutneys of your choice