Friday, February 5, 2016

Dal Chana Nimko دال چنّا نمکو

Dal Chana Nimko is a popular saltish snack. You may find that people are selling this snack during train and bus travelling to up country.

Dal Chana Nimko at final stage of frying
Dal Chana Nimko while frying

  • Dal Chana 1 pao (250g)
  • Oil for frying
  • Salt or Chat Masala to sprinkle


  • Carefully pick the dal. 
  • Wash and soak in water overnight.
  • Wash and rinse under running water. Sieve and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a woke / Karahi .
  • Take dal in a large sieve, fry in oil while in sieve, stir and move upward and downward during frying.
  • Remove few grains on a paper and check for tenderness and crunchiness.
  • Remove on an absorbing paper.
  • Cool and sprinkle salt or chat masala.
  • Enjoy Dal Chana Nimko as desired.