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Pohela Boishakh Platter | Cholar Dal | Begun Bhaja | Simply Bong Recipes

Celebrate #PohelaBoishakh, or the Bengali New Year's Day, with this delicious and easy platter full of traditional Bengali vegetarian  favourites - Cholar Dal and Begun Bhaja. A. CHOLAR DAL -------------------------------- Ingredients: SOAKED CHANA DAL 1 CUPBAY LEAVES 4SALT TO TASTEFOR TADKA :MUSTARD OIL ...

Celebrate #PohelaBoishakh, or the Bengali New Year's Day, with this delicious and easy platter full of traditional Bengali vegetarian  favourites - Cholar Dal and Begun Bhaja.
 
A. CHOLAR DAL --------------------------------
 
Ingredients:
 
SOAKED CHANA DAL 1 CUP
BAY LEAVES 4
SALT TO TASTE
FOR TADKA :
MUSTARD OIL 2 TBSP
CINNAMON STICK 1
CARDAMOM 2
CLOVES 4
CUMIN SEEDS 1/2 TSP
HING1/4 TSP
DRY RED CHILLIES 2
COCONUT 1/2 CUP
TUMERIC POWDER 1 TSP
CORIANDER POWDER 1 TSP 
CUMIN POWDER 1 TSP 
GINGER GARLIC PASTE 1/2 TSP 
RAISINS 2 TBSP
SALT TO TASTE
GREEN CHILLIES 4
SUGAR 1 TSP
GARAM MASALA 1 TSP
GHEE 1 TSP
 
Method:
 
Cook the soaked Chana Dal with bay leaves, salt and water for 2 whistles.
Heat mustard oil in a pan and add cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, cumin seeds, hing and red chillies.
Saute well, then add coconut.
Once the coconuts are fried, add the turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, ginger garlic paste, raisins and salt.
Mix well, then add the boiled Dal.
Add green chillies, sugar, garam masala and stir well.
Cover and cook until the dal turns thick.
 
B. BEGUN BHAJA ------------------------------------------
 
1 BRINJAL
SALT TO TASTE
TURMERIC POWDER 1 TSP
RED CHILLI POWDER 1 TSP
CORIANDER POWDER 1 TSP
CUMIN POWDER 1 TSP
MUSTARD OIL 5 TBSP
 
Method:
 
Cut the brinjal into discs of 2 cm thickness each.
Add salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and mix well.
Let the brinjal rest for 15 minutes.
Heat mustard oil in a pan and fry off the brinjal discs until golden brown on both sides.
SERVE THE CHOLAR DAL AND BEGUN BHAJA WHILE HOT WITH 
 
FRESHLY FRIED LUCHI.
Luchi recipe: https://youtu.be/ZNBtzV1qNgM
 
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14th Apr 19