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Ghiya Chana Dal



Ghiya Chana Dal is a traditional Indian dish made with split chickpeas and bottle gourd. It is a popular dish in North India and is usually served as a side dish with roti or rice.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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chana dal

1 cup

ghiya (bottle gourd)

1/2 cup

cumin seeds

1/2 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1/2 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1/2 teaspoon

garam masala

1/2 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

amchur powder

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

Salt to taste



Step 1:

Soak the chana dal in water for at least 30 minutes.

Step 2:

Peel and grate the ghiya.

Step 3:

Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds.

Step 4:

When the cumin seeds start to crackle, add the grated ghiya and sauté for a few minutes.

Step 5:

Add the soaked chana dal, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala, coriander powder, amchur powder and salt to taste.

Step 6:

Mix everything together and add 1 cup of water.

Step 7:

Cover and cook on low heat for 15-20 minutes or until the dal is cooked and the ghiya is soft.

Step 8:

Serve hot with chapatis or rice.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 11913 users have chowed down on Ghiya Chana Dal a whopping 21639 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Chandigarh, Delhi, Bengaluru, Lucknow, Mumbai are the top 5 cities gobbling up Ghiya Chana Dal like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Ghiya Chana Dal, our users are head over heels in august, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Ghiya Chana Dal is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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