Dal Makhani | How to make Dal Makhani

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BySakshi Khanna
Created on 7th Oct 2015
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  • By Sakshi Khanna
    Created on 7th Oct 2015

About Dal Makhani

A hearty dish prepared with dal and kidney beans enjoyed best with fresh naan.

Dal Makhani, a marvellous creation to spice up your day. Dal Makhani is one dish that no matter how much the stomach might be full, you just can't stop yourself from having a bite. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma absolutely is just mouth-watering. The aroma which arises while cookingDal Makhani is just too tempting. This amazing recipe is provided by Sakshi Khanna. Be it kids or adults, no one can get away from this delicious dish. How to make Dal Makhani is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, the answer to this question is the simple yet exotic recipe by of Dal Makhaniby Sakshi Khanna. This recipe can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in this recipe just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Dal Makhani is just the appropriate recipe to serve as many as 2. The cooking time for this delicacy is not much. So, the next time you have a get together or a night party at home, don't forget to check and try out this recipe. It's that one delicacy that everyone's definitely going to love it!

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time45mins
  • Serves2People
Dal Makhani

Ingredients to make Dal Makhani

  • 1 cup Urad dal
  • 4 cups Water
  • cup Kidney bean (rajma)
  • 2 medium size tomatoes chopped
  • 1 medium size onion chopped
  • 4-5 garlic finely chopped
  • 1 inch ginger finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp butter or ghee or oil
  • 3 tbsp full fat cream
  • 1 tsp Garam masala
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • tsp turmeric powder
  • tsp red chili powder
  • Few coriander leaves for garnishing (optional)
  • salt as required

How to make Dal Makhani

  1. Soak the rajma and urad dal overnight.
  2. Add the urad dal, rajma, cumin powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, onion, tomatoes, ginger, garlic, garam masala, butter, cream in a pressure cooker.
  3. In a pressure cooker, add all the ingredients including the dals/lentils and white butter.
  4. Add water. Pressure cook for some 12-15 whistles.
  5. You should be able to mash the both the urad dal and rajma with spoon if they are cooked completely.
  6. Add water if required. Now again open the cooker and let the dal makhani simmer in the cooker itself without the lid for 10-15 minutes or more till you get a smooth and creamy consistency and texture.
  7. If you wish to add cream, you can add cream now and let the dal makhani simmer for 5 or 10 minutes more.
  8. If you like then you can Garnish Dal Makhani with coriander-cilantro leaves (optional).
  9. Serve dal makhani hot with hot rotis, naan, or jeera rice.

Reviews for Dal Makhani (9)

Neeru Kuthiala3 months ago
Amazing recipe

Alpaa Vikam8 months ago
Very nice recipe. i tried it

Poornima Sharmaa year ago

Priyanka Jaina year ago
nice recipe.

Shiva Varshneya year ago

Padma Mandumulaa year ago

nisha naira year ago
wow...i m going to try this.....

Kajali Bose2 years ago

Gurjit Kaur2 years ago