Dal Lucknowi or Sultani Dal | How to make Dal Lucknowi or Sultani Dal

By Meena C R  |  27th Sep 2015  |  
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About Dal Lucknowi or Sultani Dal Recipe

A creamier dal straight from the land of Nawabs!

Dal Lucknowi or Sultani Dal, a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Meena C R. Dal Lucknowi or Sultani Dal is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Dal Lucknowi or Sultani Dal is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Dal Lucknowi or Sultani Dal by Meena C R is perfect to serve 3 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Dal Lucknowi or Sultani Dal.

Dal Lucknowi or Sultani Dal

Ingredients to make Dal Lucknowi or Sultani Dal

  • 1 cup Toor dal
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • A pinch of Hing | asafoetida Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Haldi | turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp jeera | Cumin Seeds
  • 3 Sukhi Lal Mirch | Dried red chilli
  • 3 cloves Lahsun | Garlic minced
  • 3 green chillies finely chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Homemade Ghee | clarified butter
  • 2 tbslp Fresh Dhania | coriander Leaves

How to make Dal Lucknowi or Sultani Dal

  1. Wash and soak dal for about 30 minutes. Pressure cook soaked dal along with haldi and green chilli, for 5 whistles. Once pressure is released, remove dal and keep aside.
  2. In a kadhai heat ghee and add hing, jeera and sukhi lal mirch. Saute till jeera begins to crackle.
  3. Add garlic and saute for a few seconds.
  4. Add cooked dal and milk. Mix well.
  5. Let the dal come to a boil. cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Lucknowi Dal is creamier in texture. so adjust consistency accordingly.
  6. Add salt and mix well. Let dal simmer for 2 minutes and then switch off the gas.
  7. Transfer Lucknowi Dal to a serving bowl and garnish with chopped dhania.
  8. Serve hot with any Rice | Pulav | Biryani | Roti.

Reviews for Dal Lucknowi or Sultani Dal (2)

Rachna Dubey2 years ago


Sonal sons3 years ago

Nice ...did not know about this..

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