हिंदी में पढ़ें – चैंसू


  • 1 cup Black Gram seeds(Kali Urad dal)(whole)
  • 1/2 cup Oil ( preferably mustard oil)
  • 4 to 5 Garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 3 cups Water
  • 4 Black pepper (corns)
  • 4 to 5 Red chillies whole
  • Asafoetida (hing) (a pinch)
  • 1/2 tsp Dry coriander powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala


  1. Place an frying pan (kadhai) on a moderate flame.
  2. Put Sabut Urad (black gram) in it and dry roast it for about 3 to 5 minutes or till the pleasant aroma of roasted seeds comes. Do not over cook it.
  3. Take it off the flame.
  4. Grind the roasted seeds into a coarse powder.
  5. Heat oil in the Kadhai and add garlic cloves.
  6. When the garlic turns light brown, add cumin seeds, red chillies, black pepper and hing (asafoetida) to it.
  7. Immediately add the daal powder and fry it for 1-2 minute or so.
  8. Add turmeric powder, dry coriander powder, red chillies powder, salt and water. Bring it to boil.
  9. Cover and Cook till the daal becomes very soft.
  10. Simmer for 20-30 minutes.
  11. Before taking off the heat, sprinkle garam masala over chainsoo.
  12. Garnish with pure ghee and chopped coriander leaves.

Serve with hot steamed rice.

Khud Khao, Sabko Khilao 😀


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