Dal Makhani/ Daal Makhani | How to make Dal Makhani/ Daal Makhani

By Lubna Karim  |  27th Jul 2015  |  
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  • Dal Makhani/ Daal Makhani, How to make Dal Makhani/ Daal Makhani
Dal Makhani/ Daal Makhaniby Lubna Karim
  • Prep Time

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  • Cook Time

    40

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  • Serves

    4

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About Dal Makhani/ Daal Makhani Recipe

Flavoursome combo of dal and spices....

Dal Makhani/ Daal Makhani

Ingredients to make Dal Makhani/ Daal Makhani

  • ½ cup whole black gram
  • 3 tbsp. red kidney beans/Rajma
  • 1 onion finely sliced
  • 1 tomato finely chopped
  • 1 ½ tbsp. Red chili powder
  • ½ tbsp. turmeric power
  • 1 tbsp. Garam masala
  • 1 tbsp. cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp. ginger julienne
  • 3 tbsp. butter
  • salt
  • 2 tbsp. fresh cream

How to make Dal Makhani/ Daal Makhani

  1. Thoroughly wash and soak whole black gram and rajma in enough water for 7-8 hours or overnight.
  2. Following day drain the water & add these to pressure cooker with enough water. Pressure cook until soft (for 3-4 whistles). Once the pressure settles down, using a strainer collect the water and black gram and rajma separately.
  3. Add butter to a heavy bottom cooking pan & fry in ginger juliennes along with cumin seeds for 1 minute. Now add sliced onions, fry till transparent.
  4. To this add chopped tomatoes, red chili powder, salt, garam masala and turmeric powder. Fry till tomatoes are cooked.
  5. To this add above pressure cooked black gram and rajma. Saute for a minute and add 1 cup of water reserved from step 3.
  6. Taste for salt and stir on low flame, cook covered until lentils turn soft. Add dollop of fresh cream and remove from heat. Serve hot as a side dish with roti or rice.

Reviews for Dal Makhani/ Daal Makhani (13)

ume hany8 months ago

Delicious
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Geeta Hemit9 months ago

Awesome
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swati borase10 months ago

very tasty dish....
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Daffodils Soma10 months ago

Mouth watering
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Panwar Sonikaa year ago

I love it
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Anjali Mangsulikara year ago

My daughter loves it, i'll try it with red rajma nxt time
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Parveen Haneefa year ago

Used to make earlier but with oil this time turned out great with butter
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Komalasuri Komalasuri2 years ago

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Saptami Banerjee2 years ago

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Ritu Gaur Sharma2 years ago

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Renu Kanwar2 years ago

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