Saturday, October 22, 2016
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Dal Makhani 

Dal Makhani  (Dal cooked in butter)


  • 1 cup Black urad dal (whole)
  • 1/4 cup Kidney beans
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger juliennes
  • 2 teaspoons Red chilli powder
  • 3/4 cup Tomato puree
  • 2 medium Tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seed powder
  • 3/4 cup Fresh cream
  • 4-5 tablespoons Butter
  • Salt

Method :

Soak the dal and rajma overnight. Into the soaked dal add salt, ginger juliennes, 1 tsp red chilli powder and water (the water should be at least 3 times the amount of dal). Pressure cook till dals are done.

Melt the butter in a pan, add onions and sauté till they turn pink. Add the ginger-garlic paste. Saute till golden brown. Add finely chopped tomatoes and cook till pulpy. Add the jeera powder, red chilli powder and saute for 1-2 minutes. Add the tomato puree. Saute for another 2-3 minutes. Add the cooked dals into this masala. Add the garam masala powder. Cover and cook over a low flame for about 35 minutes. Add the fresh cream and garnish with fresh coriander before serving.

Serve with rice or rotis.

Serves : 4

Time : 45 mins. will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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