Dal Makhani | How to make Dal Makhani

By Sakshi Khanna  |  7th Oct 2015  |  
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  • Dal Makhani, How to make Dal Makhani
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About Dal Makhani Recipe

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

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 (10)

ashish kumara month ago

try
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Neeru Kuthialaa year ago

Amazing recipe
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Alpaa Vikama year ago

Very nice recipe. i tried it
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Poornima Sharma2 years ago

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Priyanka Jain2 years ago

nice recipe.
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Shiva Varshney2 years ago

dal
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Padma Mandumula2 years ago

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nisha nair2 years ago

wow...i m going to try this.....
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Kajali Bose2 years ago

lajawab
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Gurjit Kaur2 years ago

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