Buta dali alu tarkari(chana dal & potato curry)

Main Dish
2 servings
15 min
25 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 2
1cup Buta daal (channa daal/Bengal gram)

1 Potato(Washed,Peeled and cut in to cubes )

1 Onion(Finely chopped)

1 teaspoon Panch Phoron

1 teaspoon Cumin

Powder :

1 teaspoon Coriander Powder

1 teaspoon Red Chilli Powder

1 teaspoon Garam Masala Powder

Salt to Taste


Finely Chopped Coriander Leaves

For Masala Paste

1 Tomato

1" ginger

4 flakes of garlic

1 teaspoon Melon seeds


  • Prepare a smooth paste of the above ingredients. Soak dal for 10 minutes. Pressure cook the soaked dal with potatoes and salt.
  • Heat ghee in a pan. Add panch phoron. When they start to crackle add chopped onions with red chilli powder.
  • Fry the onions till they are translucent. Now add the masala paste,cumin powder and coriander powder with salt.
  • Cook it till oil evaporates. Add water in between if needed.
  • Now add the boiled dal with garam masala powder and cook for couple of minutes.
  • Garnish it wih chopped coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot.


Buta Dali Alu Tarkari(Chana Dal & Potato Curry), photo 1
Buta Dali Alu Tarkari(Chana Dal & Potato Curry), photo 2


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