Akbari daal | How to make Akbari daal

By Vandana Goel  |  19th Oct 2015  |  
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  • Akbari daal, How to make Akbari daal
Akbari daalby Vandana Goel
  • Prep Time

    9

    Hours
  • Cook Time

    40

    mins
  • Serves

    4

    People

2002

11

About Akbari daal Recipe

This is one my mom's best recipes which I really love.

Akbari daal

Ingredients to make Akbari daal

  • Black urad whole - 250 gms
  • cream - 2 tbsp
  • curds beaten - 100 gms
  • sugar - 1/2 tsp
  • A pinc of nutmeg powder
  • Amchoor powder - 2 tsp
  • jeera - 1 tsp
  • Shahi masala - 2 tsp
  • ginger - 1 inch
  • green chillies - 2
  • coriander fresh
  • ghee - 2 to 3 tbsp

How to make Akbari daal

  1. Overnight soak the whole black lentils/akki urad and pressure cook till soft.
  2. In a small pan put a little desi ghee and put jeera, let it splutters. Add the shahi masala and malai/cream.
  3. Add curd and stir till it leaves the sides of the pan. Add amchoor powder and a little nutmeg powder, chillies, add salt to taste and a little sugar.
  4. Add all the above masalas to the cooked dal and garnish with fresh coriander and a dash of cream.

My Tip:

Shahi masala home made: made out of khus khus, rose leaves, almonds, cashew & elaichi.

Reviews for Akbari daal (11)

Nancy Agarwal3 months ago

I will try soon. Looking v delicious
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Salma Shaikha year ago

Please share recepie of shahi masala
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komal Manisha year ago

How to make shahi masala?? Qty N do v hv dry roast all??
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Divya Ananda year ago

How to make Shahi Masala ? Thx
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Neetu sharma year ago

Plz share quntity of ingridents to make Shahi masala
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Rama gupta2 years ago

Please share ingredients of Shahi masala
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Sonali Banerji Roy2 years ago

Great recipe.will prepare on Saturdays.can you plz give the measurents for shahi masala.how much of each for two persons?
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Prerna Desai2 years ago

Measurements for.sahimasala
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Bindiya Sharma2 years ago

Sana it is soaked overnight, hence prep time is 9 hrs and cooking time about 40 minutes.
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sana Tungekar2 years ago

9hours is long aint it i guess time is written wrongly may be
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Tensy Bedi3 years ago

Looks really delicious
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