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Chainsoo

This creamy pahadi dal from Uttarakhand is made from Urad dal and cooked during winter.
Chainsoo Recipe by Chef Ajay Chopra
Cuisine

- Indian

Serves

- 2

Cooking Time

-20 min

Difficulty

- Medium

Preparation Time

- 10 min

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup Urad Dal
  • ½ cup Black Eyed Beans
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 Dry Red chillies
  • 1 tsp Black Peppers
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp Asafoetida
  • 1 tbsp Garlic
  • Water
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • Salt
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala powder

HOW TO PREPARE CHAINSOO

  1. 1

    In a pan dry roast Urad Dal and black eyed beans and make a powder in a grinder.
  2. 2

    In a pan warm oil, add dry red chillies, black peppers, cumin seeds, asafoetida, garlic, daal powder and fry.
  3. 3

    Add water, coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt, mix and let it cook of low flame for 10 to 15 minutes.
  4. 4

    Once daal is cooked add garam masala powder.
  5. 5

    Garnish Chainsoo with ghee and serve hot.
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