Sultani Dal | How to make Sultani Dal

By Afroz Shaikh  |  26th Jan 2017  |  
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About Sultani Dal Recipe

This recipe is from the book Dastarkhwan-E-Awadh written by Sangeeta Bhatnagar and R.K Saxena

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Sultani Dal

Ingredients to make Sultani Dal

  • 1 cup Tur dal
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 3-4 cloves of Garlic
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp kesar
  • 1/2 red chili powder
  • 1/4 turmeric powder
  • 2 green chilies
  • 3-4 dry red Chilies
  • 3 tsp ghee
  • 3-4 green cardamons
  • 3 cloves
  • salt to taste
  • 1 piece of aluminum foil
  • 1 piece of red hot coal

How to make Sultani Dal

  1. Wash and soak the tur dal for 10 minutes Pressure cook dal with red chili powder, turmeric powder and salt until dal is cooked.
  2. In a bowl take milk, cream and yogurt and mix well. Make paste of cardamons and cloves and keep it aside.
  3. When the pressure of cooker is released open and drain the extra water if any. Then with back of spoon mash the dal, it should be of thick consistency.
  4. Now place the piece of aluminum foil on top of dal and gently place the red hot coal on it, then pour a tbsp of ghee on the coal and immediately close the lid of pressure cooker at least for 15-20 minutes.
  5. After 15 minutes ope the pressure cooker and carefully remove the coal and aluminum foil from the dal.
  6. Now add the cream, milk and yogurt mixture, cardamons and clove paste and kesar to dal and mix well. Let it simmer for on low heat for 5 minutes.
  7. For tempering heat remaining ghee in the pan and add cumin seeds, dry red chili, 1/4 tsp red chili powder and chopped garlic.
  8. Pour the tempering over the dal and cover the dal with lid. Garnish the dal with slit green chilies. Serve hot with chapati or rice.

My Tip:

Use pure ghee for tempering dal

Reviews for Sultani Dal (1)

Tanushree Goela year ago

looks great!

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