Bengali Cholar Dal Recipe

Bengali Style Cholar Dal is a delicious lentil dish cooked with Bengal gram or chana dal. This dish of dal is flavored with coconut, ghee and an assortment of whole spices. Bengali Style Cholar Dal tastes mildly spicy and packed with nutrition. Once the Bengal Gram is cooked in the pressure cooker it only takes a few minutes to prepare the whole dish. 

Did you know: Chana dal is high in fiber and helps to lower cholesterol. It also has a very low glycemic index, which is important for those with diabetes. Chana dal is a helpful source of zinc, folate, calcium, protein and is low in fat content.

Serve the Bengali Cholar Dal with Begun Bhaja and steamed rice for a wholesome lunch or dinner.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dal recipes such as

  1. Gujarati Dal Recipe
  2. Keerai Sambar Recipe
  3. Dal Makhani Recipe