Mishti Cholar Dal Narkol diye(Bengali style Chana Dal with Cocunut)

Serve for 4


  • Chana dal -1.5 cup
  • Coconut-1/4th (cut into tiny cube pieces)
  • Red chilly-2
  • Chinamon stick-2 (1"inch )
  • Green Cardamom-3
  • Bay leaf-1
  • Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
  • Salt to tast
  • Ghee-1/4 cup
  • Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp
  • Ginger Paste-1tsp
  • Sugar-1/2tsp
  • Hing-1 pinch
  • Kaju and kismis1/2 cup together


  • Soak Chana Dal in 3 cup water for 1 hour
  • Pressure cook  Chana dal with salt and turmeric powder..Switch off the gas after 3 whistle
  • Heat Ghee in kadai..add Coconut pieces. .fry them untill light brown...dont overcook otherwise it will get burned..keep them aside
  • Add Kaju and Kismis..fry them until light brown. .keep them aside
  • Add Bay leaf, Red chilly and Hing.
  • Add Chinamon stick and Green Cardamom
Add Cumin seeds..let them splutter. .add Ginger paste..saute it..
  • Add boiled  Chana dal, if required add Salt...add Sugar. .bring it to boil
  • Add fried Coconut pieces, fried Kaju and Kismis
  • Your sweet Chana dal is ready to serve...Serve it with Hot poori or Luchi...it is classic bengali breakfast. .Luchi or poori, Cholar or Chana dal and Begun Bhaja o r Brinjal fry