Diwali Faral: Fried Garlicky Chana Daal

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Diwali Faral: Fried Garlicky Chana Daal


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :5 Hr 0 Min

Cook Time : 20 Min

Total Time : 5 Hr 20 Min


Serves : 4
  • 4 cups chana dal (soaked for 8 hours)

  • 15-20 nos garlic cloves

  • 1 tsp cumin powder

  • 2-3 tsp coriander powder

  • 1 tsp salt to taste

  • 2-3 tsp red chilly powder

  • 2 cups oil for frying


  • Wash soaked chana dal twice.
  • Spread on a paper napkin and let it dry.
  • Heat oil in a wok and fry this dal till it turns golden brown.
  • Remove it on a tissue paper to remove excess oil.
  • Sprinkle some salt and mix it. Keep it aside.
  • In a mixer grinder take some salt, garlic, red chilly powder, cumin and coriander powder. Grind it to coarse paste without water.
  • Now take the fried dal and apply these garlic paste all over it. Mix it well.
  • The garlicky chana dal is ready to eat.
  • You can add red chilly powder as per your taste. It is one of the best munching snack of diwali season.