Amritsari Dal Makhani | How to make Amritsari Dal Makhani

By Ritu Sharma  |  23rd Jul 2015  |  
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  • Amritsari Dal Makhani, How to make Amritsari Dal Makhani
Amritsari Dal Makhaniby Ritu Sharma
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  • Cook Time

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  • Serves

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About Amritsari Dal Makhani Recipe

One of the most popular dal preparations, the unusual combination of lentils and masalas is what makes it so delicious

Amritsari Dal Makhani

Ingredients to make Amritsari Dal Makhani

  • 3/4 cup urad dal
  • 1 cup onions, finely chopped
  • 2 Large tomatoes, very finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup Fresh cream
  • 2 green chillies chopped
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves chopped
  • 2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp Dried mango powder
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1'' inch ginger chopped
  • water as required
  • salt to taste

How to make Amritsari Dal Makhani

  1. Soak urad dal overnight. Drain off the excess water.
  2. Cook dal, 1/2 cup onion, ginger, salt and 2.5 cups of water in pressure cooker for 15-20 mins at medium flame.
  3. Allow the steam to escape and add cream in dal . Cook for another 10 mins.
  4. In another pan, heat oil and add remaining onions, ginger-garlic paste and green chillies. Saute till onions becomes translucent.
  5. Add tomatoes and cook till oil leaves its sides.
  6. Add the chilli powder, turmeric powder, dry mango powder, coriander powder, cumin seeds powder, garam masala and salt.Cook for 2-3 mins.
  7. Add the tempering over the dal and cook for 5 more mins.
  8. Top it with cream and butter and serve it with indian breads.

Reviews for Amritsari Dal Makhani (40)

bharat sharma6 months ago

Superb
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Pushpa Taroor10 months ago

Full points
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Shakun Yadav10 months ago

Yummy
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Gurpreet Singha year ago

Grt
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Anmol Rawata year ago

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Seema Maingia year ago

Yummy
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Aashima Awasthia year ago

What vegetable should i make along with dal??pls suggest
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shivangi sharmaa year ago

Great recipe! I tried today and it was yummy.. I used extra water though but awesome nevertheless. Thank you :)
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shivangi sharma2 years ago

But dal makhani also includes masoor dal and rajma.. doesnt it?
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arvind sharma2 years ago

Awam
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Huma Javaid2 years ago

For this recipe u need to take whole urad daal with black covering:blush:
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Mamta Rathi2 years ago

Yammy
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Vasanta Iyengar2 years ago

Pls specify urad dal---whole with black covering or the half white one?
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Poonam Khanuja2 years ago

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Bindiya Sharma2 years ago

Anjali.. you need to use 2 large, very finely chopped tomatoes.
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Anjali Bhatia2 years ago

How many tomatoes to use?
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Pippa Bowmaker2 years ago

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Asha George2 years ago

delicious
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Janita Saluja2 years ago

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Komalasuri Komalasuri2 years ago

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Priya Upadhyay2 years ago

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Gurmeet Sandhu2 years ago

V v good
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Archana Jalan2 years ago

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Shikha Kapoor2 years ago

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Raj Aneja2 years ago

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Tensy Bedi2 years ago

The best way to have Dal. Just one dish is a full meal.
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Sushruta Kathuria2 years ago

how many tomatoes? not mentioned in the recipe.
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Suchita Jagatramka2 years ago

I'm impressed
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Rekha Jain2 years ago

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Shashi Singh3 years ago

nyc
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ranjit kaur3 years ago

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Sangeeta Agrawal3 years ago

I have made it first time and its taste is so good. Thank you for this recipe :)
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Neha Malhotra3 years ago

Please share the quantity of tomatoes
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Prasanna Pillai3 years ago

hi in ingredient s you have not mentioned abt tomato and mango powder
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Chandrani Mukherjee3 years ago

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Vinita rathore3 years ago

Easy and delicious
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Pratibha Devendra3 years ago

yammy
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Fouzia Siddiqui3 years ago

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Monika Sharad3 years ago

yummy
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roshita bhat3 years ago

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