Akbari daal | How to make Akbari daalby Vandana GoelCreated on 19th Oct 2015

  • Akbari daal, How to make Akbari daal
Akbari daalby Vandana Goel
  • Akbari daal | How to make Akbari daal (127 likes)

  • 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


  • 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


  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.
  • Divya Anand6 days ago

    How to make Shahi Masala ? Thx

  • Neetu sharma month ago

    Plz share quntity of ingridents to make Shahi masala

  • Rama gupta3 months ago

    Please share ingredients of Shahi masala

  • Sonali Banerji Roy4 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 Desai4 months ago

    Measurements for.sahimasala

  • sana Tungekara year ago

    sure tha ks sorry i got confused as cooking time 9 hrs

  • 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