Chana Dal & Curry Roasted Vegetables

Chana Dal & Curry Roasted Vegetables

Chana Dal & Curry Roasted Vegetables with basmati rice is a delicious meal that is easy to prepare. We recommend soaking your chana dal in advance and then using the soaked chana dal to cook for additional time to achieve a soft texture.


Serves: 3-4 Time: 45 minutes

Chana Dal & Curry Roasted Vegetables

  • 1 1/2 cup chana dal
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1 Tbs curry powder + extra
  • 1/2 Tbs olive oil + extra for roasting
  • 1/2-1 cup water or vegetable broth
  • 8 oz. cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 yellow onion, chopped
  • 3-4 carrots, chopped
  • 1 medium bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped red cabbage
  • Salt & black pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbs curry paste
  • Garlic powder


  1. Preheat the oven to 400ºF and prepare your carrot and daikon radish.
  2. Toss the onion, tomato, cabbage, bell pepper, and carrot in a bowl with a drizzle of olive oil, a generous dash of curry powder, garlic powder, and ground ginger.
  3. Spread the vegetables out onto a baking sheet and place in the oven. Roast for 20-25 minutes or until lightly roasted.
  4. Meanwhile, prepare your chana dal.
  5. Heat a medium pot set to medium-high heat.
  6. Once hot,add the 1/2 Tbs of olive oil and the chana dal. Stir to for 2-3 minutes.
  7. Next, add in the curry paste, curry powder, ginger, black pepper, and salt.
  8. Stir the chana dal together and bring to a low boil. Once boiling, reduce heat to a simmer, cover and let it sit for 20 minutes while the vegetables roast.
  9. Add the roasted vegetables to the cooked chana dal.
  10. Serve over rice and with optional toppings if desired.

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