Halwai July 27, 2021


• 4-6 cups Channa dal
• 1-2 cups yogurt
• 2 green peppers
• Small piece of Ginger
• Salt for taste
• 1 tsp Sugar (Optional)
• Yeast or eno
• 2 cups vegetable oil
• 1/2 cup Mustard Seeds
• 1 bunch Dhania (Coriander)


  1. Keep channa dal soaked in water for 12 hours or overnight.
  2. In the morning, grind dal with yogurt and water.
  3. Add to the ground dal, fresh shredded green pepper/ ginger, sugar and salt to taste.
  4. Keep the mixture for 6-8 hours at room temperature.
  5. In a thali, spray some oil and pour mixture with 1/4 tsp eno.
  6. Put the thali in a cooker and cook up to 2 whistles.
  7. After the cooker has cooled down, get thali out and cut khaman to the size you need.
  8. Warm 1 cup oil with mustard seeds and pour on khaman.
  9. Garnish with cut corianders.

Recipe courtesy of Raj Patel