Aloo aur Channa Dal Sabzi

Posted: June 30, 2010 by incidentalcooksuman in Indian Food
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Aloo aur Channa Dal Sabzi

My mom would make this sabzi once in a while. On the weekend I was talking to her and she had prepared this sabzi for dinner, so I thought to make this for our dinner too. I like the taste of channa dal and aloo/potatoes together. It compliments the taste of each other.

Aloo aur Channa Dal Sabzi

Aloo aur Channa Dal Sabzi


  • 1 large Idaho potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 cup channa dal
  • 1 large white onion, chopped
  • 1/3 cup crushed tomatoes
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 green chilli, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 4-5 curry leaves
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • salt to taste


  • Soak channa dal in water for about 1 hour.
  • Heat oil in pan over high heat, add cumin seeds and let it get brown.
  • Add chopped garlic, ginger, green chillies followed by onions and cook until onions are slightly brown.
  • Add crushed tomatoes, curry leaves,turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder, garam masala powder and salt to taste. Cook for 4-5 minutes cover the lid of the pan.
  • Add potatoes and channa dal and cover the pan and cook until potatoes are tender and channa dal has little bite to it not mushy.
  • Serve with hot roti’s.
Aloo aur Channa Dal Sabzi

Aloo aur Channa Dal Sabzi

  1. Malar Gandhi says:

    Interesting combo’ never heard b’4…thanks for sharing:)

  2. Deepa says:

    Great combination !!! Lovely color and yummy dish

    Hamaree Rasoi

  3. Great combo, looks yummy and healthy dear..

  4. Sanjeeta kk says:

    Beautiful color, looks yummy to try soon. Channa dal with potato will be very tasty.

  5. Joanne says:

    I can almost taste the flavors just from looking at this! Delicious.

  6. Simply Life says:

    just reading all the ingredients makes me hungry for this!

  7. i like all and channa so this combination is my favorite too really yummicious .. nice color and lovely pic.
    Abt rara chicken its a Punjabi cuisine.

  8. Neha says:

    really nice sabzi..looks yummy.Mom’s recipes are always delicious 🙂

  9. arthi says:

    Hi Suman,
    wonderful combo!!sure gonna try this 🙂

  10. Krishnaveni says:

    interesting combo, must be delicious

  11. uma says:

    new combo! must be tasty!

  12. Rachana says:

    I have never prepared this combo…looks delicious, Suman!

  13. sweetlife says:

    great sabzi would love to have this for dinner


  14. Priya says:

    Incredible combo, just love this..Beautiful sabzi to enjoy with rotis..

  15. Never used this combo but recipe is very nice suman, am sure must be really tasty…

  16. Tes says:

    Wow it sounds really great with roti! I love dal, it’s so easy to cook and it’s healthy! Thanks for the recipe.

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