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Home>>North India>>Uttaranchal>>Cuisine>>Chainsoo

Chainsoo

Chainsoo

Ingredients
 
  • 1 cup Black Gram seeds (Kali Urad whole)
  • 4 to 5 cloves Garlic
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 4 no Black pepper
  • 4 to 5 no Red chillies whole
  • A pinch Asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp Dry coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp Red chillies powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala
 
  • 1/2 cup Oil ( preferably mustard oil)
  • 3 cups Water
  • 3 tsp or to taste Salt

Method

  • Place an iron frying pan (kadhai) on a moderate flame.
  • Put Sabut Urad (black gram) in it and roast it without oil for about 3 to 5 minutes or till the pleasant aroma of roasted seeds comes.
  • Do not over cook it. Take off the flame. Grind the roasted seeds into a coarse powder.
  • Heat oil in the Kadahi and add garlic cloves. When the garlic turns light brown, add cumin seeds, red chillies, black pepper and heeng (asafoetida)
  • Immediately add the daal powder and fry it for 1-2 minute or so.
  • Add turmeric powder, dry coriander powder, red chillies powder, salt and water.
  • Bring it to boil.
  • Cover and Cook till the daal becomes very soft. Simmer for 20-30 minutes.
  • Before taking off the heat, sprinkle garam masala over chainsoo.
  • Garnish with pure ghee and chopped coriander leaves.
  • Serve with hot steamed rice.  
 

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