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Channa dal Salad | Easy Salad recipes

Channa dal salad is a easy and healthy salad recipe, made with cooked channa dal and other veggies. I have also added papad | appalam to this to make it crunchy too.  This  channa dal i have tasted during our Delhi trip 3 years back. After that i tried it at home and we all loved it very much.  I have given this recipe for Kungumam thozi supplement which got published in Dec 2014.  After that, though i made this channa dal salad few times, but never clicked it. If you are a salad lover, Check out my

Channa dal salad

  Preparation Time : 20 mins | Cooking Time : 15 Mins |Serves: 2-3

           Channa dal | kadalai paruppu  1/2 cup
           Cucumber   1/2
           Carrot   1/2
           Capsicum   a small piece
           Sweet corn  1/4 cup
           Chaat masala   2 pinches
           Salt  as needed
           Papad | appalam  2  (optional)


Channa dal salad

    • Soak the channa dal for 20 minutes. Pressure cook this till 3-4 whistles with little water. Add salt while cooking.
  • Boil the sweet corn along with the channa dal in the cooker.
  • Drain the excess water.
channa dal salad
  • Chop the cucumber, capsicum and carrot finely.
  • In a wide bowl add the cooked chana dal, chopped cucumber and carrots.
  • Add the corn kernels. Add chaat masala to this.
  • If adding papads do not add salt now. As both chaat masala and papad has salt in it.
chanan dal salad 2
  • Roast the papad on open flame or microwave it.
  • Crush them roughly and add just before serving.
  • To make it more crunchy, keep crushed papad in a bowl and add it to the salad bowl for every spoon of salad.
channa dal salad 3
  • Else you can break papad into bite sized pieces and serve the salad on the top of it.
Channa dal salad
  • You can add green chutney or sweet chutney to this salad.
  • Boiled potatoes can also be added to make it more filling.

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