How to make Chana Dal and Soya Wadi ki Sabzi - Soya chunks add a wonderful meaty flavour to this delicious chana dal sabzi.

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Main Ingredients : Split Bengal gram (chana dal) (चने की दाल), Soya bean chunks (सोया बीन चंक्स )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

Chana Dal and Soya Wadi ki Sabzi Recipe Card

Chana Dal and Soya Wadi ki Sabzi

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

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Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chana Dal and Soya Wadi ki Sabzi Recipe

  • Split Bengal gram (chana dal) soaked 1 cup

  • Soya bean chunks soaked and squeezed 1½ cups

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Onions chopped 3 medium

  • Ginger chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Tomatoes chopped 2 medium

  • Asafoetida ¼ teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 3 teaspoons

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder ¼ teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped for garnishing


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds and sauté till their colour begins to change.

Step 2

Add onions and sauté till they are golden.

Step 3

Add ginger and garlic, mix well and sauté for 1 minute.

Step 4

Add tomatoes, mix well and cook till they are pulpy.

Step 5

Add asafoetida, coriander powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and mix well.

Step 6

Add salt and chana dal, mix well and cook till the dal is soft.

Step 7

Add 3 tablespoons water, mix and cook further.

Step 8

Add soya chunks, garam masala powder. Toss and add 2-3 tablespoons water. Mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 9

Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.