Dal Makhani | How to make Dal Makhani

By Santosh Bangar  |  26th Nov 2015  |  
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About Dal Makhani Recipe

It is the traditional dal of punjab!

Dal Makhani is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Santosh Bangar teaches how to make Dal Makhani step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Dal Makhani in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 4 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Dal Makhani at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Dal Makhani takes few minutes for the preparation and 50 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Dal Makhani is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Dal Makhani is a good option for you. The flavour of Dal Makhani is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Dal Makhani and impress your family and friends.

Dal Makhani

Ingredients to make Dal Makhani

  • urad dal - 1 cup
  • rajma - 1/4 cup
  • chana dal 2 tbsp
  • onion - 1 cup chopped
  • ginger - 1 inch piece grated
  • garlic 7-8 flakes chopped
  • tomato - 1 cup puree
  • chilli Powder - 1 teaspoon
  • ghee - 2 tablespoon
  • Fresh milk cream - 3 tbsp
  • Milk - 1/2 cup
  • Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
  • A few coriander leaves

How to make Dal Makhani

  1. Soak together rajma, chana and urad dal overnight. Wash and pressure cook for 35 minutes. Add ginger and garlic paste while pressure cooking.
  2. Now take a pan and heat ghee in it, add onions and chillies and saute for 2 - 3 minutes till onions are golden brown in colour.
  3. Add tomatoes and red chilli powder and cook till tomatoes soften and the masala is cooked.
  4. Add boiled dal, cook for 1 minute, add salt and coriander leaves, garam masala and fresh milk cream and cook on low heat for 5 minutes.
  5. Garnish with coriander and fresh milk cream before serving. Serve with roti, naan, paratha or rice with salad and raita.

My Tip:

To give a good flavor, add milk to the boiled dal and cook for 5 minutes.

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