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Punjabi Sukhi Chana Daal Recipe

Sukhi Chana Dal
Sukhi Chana Dal

1 cup – Chana dal
1 Onions, chopped 
Salt To taste 
1 – Turmeric Powder 
Handful – Pinch Corainder leaves 
2 – Cinnamon sticks
2 – Cloves
1 – Bayleafs 
1/4 tsp – Cumin seeds 
1 tsp – Lemon Juice 
1 tbsp – Ghee


  • Clean, wash and soak chana dal for one hour.
  • Pressure cook the dal with 3 cups of water. Keep aside.
  • Heat ghee in a pan, add cloves, cinnamon stick, bayleafs, cumin seeds and fry until they pop up.
  • Add onions and fry till brown. Add salt and turmeric powder. Mix well.
  • Add dal and let it boil for few minutes.
  • Garnish with corainder leaves. When the dal will be cool, add lemon juice and stir well.
  • Serve sukhi chana daal hot with rice or paratha.