Sunday, 24 August 2014

Cucumber With Chana Dal

Cucumber With Chana Dal 

Cucumber With Chana Dal is a healthy vegetable with lot of fiber content.
Mostly prepare in north western and central part of India.It is very tasty and 
easily digestible. Easy to cook, the recipe is liked by one and all. Also suits
the diabetic patients.

Cucumber With Chana Dal

Cucumber With Chana Dal


3/4 cup bengal gram dal (chana dal)
1 cup peeled & cubed cucumber
1/2 tsp cumin seeds 
1-/ tsp mustard seeds
1-2 green chili chopped
1/4 pinch of turmeric powder 
1 tsp red chili powder
1 tbsp coriander
1/2 tbsp oil
Salt to taste


1. Wash chana dal drain and keep aside.

2. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and allow
them to crackle.

3. Add green chili, turmeric powder, red chili powder and water.

4. Now add dal and cook on a medium flame till  dal is tender.

5. Add cucumber pieces and simmer for 5 to 7 mins till cucumber is 

6. Turn sabzi into a serving bowl.

7. Garnish with coriander and serve hot.

Cucumber With Chana Dal


1. Chana dal can be soaked for half an hour for better result.

2. Garam masala can be added to give a different taste.

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  1. this is something new to me......thank you for sharing this recipe..... love the combination....

  2. healthy n simple recipe