Cucumber Chana Dal


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The versatile cucumber gives a very refreshing taste to this tangy dish.

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Serves 4.
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  1. Wash and soak the chana dal in water for at least an hour. Drain and keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a large pan, add the cumin seeds and allow them to crackle.
  3. Add the soaked dal, green chilli paste, turmeric powder, chilli powder and ¼ cup water and cook on a medium flame till the dal is tender.
  4. Add the cucumber pieces and salt and ¼ cup water and simmer for 5 to 7 minutes till the cucumber is tender, but still a little crisp and all the water dries out.
  5. Garnish with the coriander and serve hot.
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