Akbari daal | How to make Akbari daal

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ByVandana Goel
Created on 19th Oct 2015
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  • By Vandana Goel
    Created on 19th Oct 2015

About Akbari daal

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

  • Prep Time9Hours
  • Cook Time40mins
  • Serves4People
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 (8)

Divya Anand3 months ago
How to make Shahi Masala ? Thx

Neetu sharm4 months ago
Plz share quntity of ingridents to make Shahi masala

Rama gupta6 months ago
Please share ingredients of Shahi masala

Sonali Banerji Roy6 months ago
Great recipe.will prepare on Saturdays.can you plz give the measurents for shahi masala.how much of each for two persons?

Prerna Desai6 months ago
Measurements for.sahimasala

Bindiya Sharmaa year ago
Sana it is soaked overnight, hence prep time is 9 hrs and cooking time about 40 minutes.

sana Tungekara year ago
9hours is long aint it i guess time is written wrongly may be

Tensy Bedi2 years ago
Looks really delicious