Luchi cholar dal with purti sunlife refined sunflower oil

September 16, 2022

Cholar Dal With Luchi: Bengal’s Traditional Breakfast Combo

Ingredients of Luchi

– 1 Cup maida

– 1/2 tsp salt

– 1 tsp ghee

– 1/2 cup water


How to make Luchi

Step 1: In a deep bowl mix all purpose flour (maida), salt, ghee & water to prepare a soft dough. Add water as required for kneading the flour.

Step 2: Divide the dough into equal small portions and make balls to roll it out.

Step 3: Before rolling each ball dip it a little in water or oil from one side to avoid stickening.

Step 4: Now roll each ball into a equal size circle.

Step 5: Heat Purti sunflower oil in kadhai on high flame.

Step 6: When the oil is perfectly hot, slide the Luchi in the hot oil for frying it. Luchi is begin to puff up & Cook on both the sides.

Step 7: Drain it on the paper towels to remove the excess oil.


Ingredients of Cholar Daal

– 1 Cup chana Dal

– 1/2 cup coconut, chopped

– 1 sticks cinnamon

– 1 Bay Leaf

– 1 Clove

– 1/4 cup raisins

– 1/2 tsp turmeric

– 1/2 tsp salt

– A pinch of sugar

– 2 1/2 cups water


For Tadka

– Purti sunflower oil

– 1 tsp cumin seeds

– 2 Bay leaves

– 2 Cloves

– 1 Cinnamon sticks

– 4 Cardamom

– 2 Whole red chilli


How to make Cholar Dal

Step 1: Soak a cup of chana dal for about ten minutes.

Step 2: Take Purti sunflower oil in a pan and add chopped coconut to it.

Step 3: Pan fry coconut till golden brown.

Step 4: Take soaked chana dal in a pressure cooker.

Step 5: Add cinnamon, clove, bay leaf, raisins, fried coconut, turmeric, salt and sugar to the cooker.

Step 6: Mix thoroughly and add water. Pressure cook it.


Prepare Tadka:

Step 1: Take Purti sunflower oil in a pan, add cumin seeds, bay leaves, cloves, cinnamon, cardamom and red chilli whole.

Step 2: Saute them thoroughly with the ghee.

Step 3: Pour it over the cooked dal in the pressure cooker. Mix well.

Step 4: Serve the Bengali Style Chana Dal hot with garnishing of chopped and fried coconut.


  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Recipe Servings: 2



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