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Dal makkhani

Geeta Sachdev
60 minutes
Prep Time
60 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Dal makkhani RECIPE

All's favrouite super delicious creamy yummy dal

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Others
  • Punjabi
  • Boiling
  • Sauteeing
  • Side Dishes
  • Vegan

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. 1cup wholeblack gram
  2. 1/2 kudney beans
  3. 1/2cup chana dal
  4. 1tbsp ginger paste
  5. 2to 3 green chillies per choice
  6. 2tbsp ghee or butter
  7. 1tbsp cream
  8. Jeera n heeng per choice
  9. 1/8 tsp Baking Soda
  10. 1 onion grated
  11. 1 cup tomato putee of 2tomatoes
  12. Salt dhania powder garammasala powder kiychen king powder lal mirch powder per taste
  13. 1 +1/2 cup milk


  1. Boil all three over night, soak dals in cooker after adding salt and sada for 1 hour with ginger and chillies.
  2. Heat ghee in a pan, fry onion, heeng, Jeera then add tomato puree.
  3. After leaving oil, add all masalas and cook for few minutes.
  4. Then add it to the boiled daal and mix nicely. Add milk to it. Cook for 30 minutes again. Garnish with cream. Serve with roti, naan or rice.

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smita nigam
smita nigam   Jun-01-2016

Reema Thukral
Reema Thukral   May-31-2016

This looks so creamy, yummy

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