Dal Makhani | How to make Dal Makhani

By Mudita Bagla  |  6th Feb 2016  |  
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About Dal Makhani Recipe

This dish totally reminds me of the dhaba food that I used to enjoy during my travel diaries. Accompanied with Phulka and diced onions, it makes a great combo meal.

Dal Makhani

Ingredients to make Dal Makhani

  • 1 cup urad dal
  • 3 tbsp rajma
  • 2 tbsp chana dal
  • 4 large onions
  • 4 small tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 3 green chillies
  • salt to taste
  • butter for cooking
  • 1 tsp garam masala

How to make Dal Makhani

  1. Soak the rajma, urad dal and chana dal in a bowl of water for 5-6 hours.
  2. Strain and pressure cook till the rajma becomes soft.
  3. Put the tomatoes, onions, green chillies, ginger, garlic in a mixer and make a puree.
  4. Heat butter in a pan. Add the puree and saute for a while on a medium flame. Add red chilli powder, coriander powder and garam masala and stir well.
  5. Pour some water, then add the urad dal, rajma, chana dal and salt. Mix it well and cook it for another 4-5 minutes.
  6. Serve hot.

My Tip:

A teaspoon of lemon juice can be added if required.

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