Dal Makhani | How to make Dal Makhani

By Manjushree Sooraj  |  6th Aug 2016  |  
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About Dal Makhani Recipe

This is one of the delicious North Indian delicacies. I got a lot of recipes online for Dal makhani and found this recipe very easy and delicious.

Dal Makhani is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Dal Makhani by Manjushree Sooraj has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 5 people. You can find Dal Makhani at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Dal Makhani takes 5 minutes for the preparation and 25 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Dal Makhani is a good option for you. The flavour of Dal Makhani is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Dal Makhani on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Dal Makhani recipe on the page below.

Dal Makhani

Ingredients to make Dal Makhani

  • 1 cup whole urad dal
  • 1 tbsp rajma
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 tomato finely chopped
  • 2-3 green chillies finely chopped
  • A handful of coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 cup thick curd
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • red chilli powder to taste
  • 1/2 tbsp dhania powder
  • salt to taste

How to make Dal Makhani

  1. Soak rajma in water overnight.
  2. Soak Urad dal in water for 30 minutes just before cooking. Pressure cook rajma and urad dal together adding required water and little salt till soft for about 20 minutes.
  3. Let the cooker cool and mash the dal and rajma well. Add curd to the cooker and boil again for 10 minutes.
  4. Take a kadai. Heat oil, add jeera and once it splutters, add ginger garlic paste and onion. Fry till brown.
  5. Add green chilli and tomatoes and fry till soft.
  6. Add all the dry masalas (turmeric powder, dhania, red chilli powder,garam masala salt) and fry again for a moment.
  7. Add dal and fry on a medium flame till it boils. Once boiled switch off the flame and garnish with coriander leaves and a dollop of butter.
  8. Serve hot with rotis.

Reviews for Dal Makhani (4)

Sharmila Mitra3 years ago

Very tasty.

Zeenath Muhammad Amaanullah3 years ago

I luv dis dal dea..:blush::blush:

Ayesha Kumar3 years ago

My ultimate favourite Punjabi dal dish, thanks!

Shoba Bharathraj3 years ago


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