Urad Chana Dal Soup Recipe


Welcome to the delicious world of Urad Chana Dal Soup! Get ready to tantalize your taste buds with this easy and healthy recipe.


First, soak 1 cup of urad dal and 1 cup of chana dal in water for 2 hours. Then, pressure cook them with 4 cups of water for 10 minutes.


In a pan, heat 2 tablespoons of oil and add 1 teaspoon of cumin seeds. Once they splutter, add 1 chopped onion and sauté until golden brown.


Next, add 1 tablespoon of ginger-garlic paste and cook for a minute. Then, add 1 chopped tomato and cook until it turns mushy.


Now, add 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder, 1 teaspoon of coriander powder, and 1 teaspoon of red chili powder. Mix well and cook for 2 minutes.


Add the cooked dal to the pan and mix everything together. Let it simmer for 5 minutes.


In a separate pan, heat 1 tablespoon of ghee and add 1 teaspoon of cumin seeds, 1 teaspoon of mustard seeds, and a pinch of asafoetida. Once they splutter, add it to the soup.


Add 2 cups of water and let the soup simmer for another 10 minutes. Then, add salt to taste and mix well.


Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with a squeeze of lemon juice. Your Urad Chana Dal Soup is ready to be devoured!


Enjoy this hearty and nutritious soup as a starter or a light meal. It's perfect for a cold winter evening or anytime you crave a comforting bowl of soup. Bon appétit!