Maa Chole di Dal

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20 mins Cooking Time
2 Servings
Diversity score info

Diversity Score defines how nutritionally diverse your food is. It reflects the concept that increasing the variety of foods in the diet helps to ensure adequate intake of essential nutrients.

Grains, root and tubers
Meats & Fish
Nuts & Seeds
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vitamin A Rich Fruits and Vegetables
Sources of Calories
Protein 10%
Carbs 31%
Fats 58%
Lactose Free
Gluten Free
Immunity Boosting

Add a generous helping of this Punjabi Maa Chole di Dal recipe from FitterEats, to make your lunch or dinner a memorable one. Gluten-free. lactose-free, zero in trans fat with no added sugar, the nutritional value of this vegetarian, fiber-rich and protein-rich dal recipe makes it a winning choice. In addition, pulses like chana dal and urad dal in the recipe, give a good boost to the required daily potassium intake. Pairs perfectly with Onion rice and Pudina rice.



  • 1/4 Cup Onion (Chopped)
  • 1/4 Cup Tomato (Chopped)
  • 1 Tbsp Black Gram (Urad) Dal
  • 1 Tbsp Bengal Gram (Chana) Dal
  • 1 Tsp Ginger (Grated)
  • 1 Tsp Garlic (Chopped)
  • 1/2 Tsp Coriander Leaves (Chopped)
  • 1/2 Tsp Red Chilly Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Garam Masala
  • 1/8 Tsp Asafoetida (Hing)
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tbsp Clarified Butter (Ghee)
  • As Required Water


Pre Preparation
  • Step 1

    Soak and pressure cook urad dal and chana dal

  • Step 1

    Heat ghee in a kadhai, add chopped onion and sauté till translucent

  • Step 2

    Then add chopped garlic, hing, ginger paste, chopped tomato, garam masala, red chilli powder and mix well

  • Step 3

    Add water as required, then add the cooked dals, salt, coriander leaves and mix well

  • Step 4

    Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves

Healthy Twist

For Healthy Glowing Skin & Improved Vitamin E Levels, Add a Tsp of Sunflower Seeds

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Chickpea Flour (Besan)
Red Chilli
Asafoetida (Hing)
Cow Milk Protein
Dairy Products
Approximate values
Serving Size Medium Bowl(139gm)
Amount Per ServingCalories


% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 10gm 3.6%
Dietary Fiber 3gm 10.6%
Protein 4gm 7.7%
Total Fat 9gm 11.3%

*Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: Nutrition information is based on standard serving sizes and recipes as prepared by Fitterfly. Actual nutritional values may vary because of variations in portion size or recipes, continuous data changes by these sources, changes in growing seasons, or differences in the sources of ingredients. We may update this information from time to time and change the way we calculate Nutrition data. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary based on multiple factors. For some ingredients, nutrient information is not available and they may not reflect accurately in the Label. Please consult your doctor or a Registered Dietitian if you are on a medically restricted diet.

Reference: Indian Food Composition Tables 2017, National Institute of Nutrition; Nutritive Value of Indian Foods 2016, National Institute of Nutrition (Indian Council of Medical Research)


How long would it take burn 136 kcals ?

  • Walking (3 mph ) 39 minutes
  • Running (6 mph ) 23 minutes
  • Bicycling 19 minutes

Values estimated based on person weighing 60 kgs.

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