Amritsari Dal Makhani | How to make Amritsari Dal Makhani

By Ritu Sharma  |  23rd Jul 2015  |  
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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 sharma2 years ago

Superb
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Pushpa Taroor2 years ago

Full points
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Shakun Yadav2 years ago

Yummy
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Gurpreet Singh2 years ago

Grt
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Anmol Rawat2 years ago

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Seema Maingi2 years ago

Yummy
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Aashima Awasthi2 years ago

What vegetable should i make along with dal??pls suggest
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shivangi sharma2 years 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 sharma3 years ago

But dal makhani also includes masoor dal and rajma.. doesnt it?
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arvind sharma3 years ago

Awam
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Huma Javaid3 years ago

For this recipe u need to take whole urad daal with black covering:blush:
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Mamta Rathi3 years ago

Yammy
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Vasanta Iyengar3 years ago

Pls specify urad dal---whole with black covering or the half white one?
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Poonam Khanuja3 years ago

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Bindiya Sharma3 years ago

Anjali.. you need to use 2 large, very finely chopped tomatoes.
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Anjali Bhatia3 years ago

How many tomatoes to use?
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Pippa Bowmaker3 years ago

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Asha George3 years ago

delicious
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Janita Saluja3 years ago

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Komalasuri Komalasuri3 years ago

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Priya Upadhyay3 years ago

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Gurmeet Sandhu3 years ago

V v good
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Archana Jalan3 years ago

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Shikha Kapoor3 years ago

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Raj Aneja4 years ago

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Tensy Bedi4 years ago

The best way to have Dal. Just one dish is a full meal.
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Sushruta Kathuria4 years ago

how many tomatoes? not mentioned in the recipe.
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Suchita Jagatramka4 years ago

I'm impressed
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Rekha Jain4 years ago

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Shashi Singh4 years ago

nyc
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ranjit kaur4 years ago

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Sangeeta Agrawal4 years ago

I have made it first time and its taste is so good. Thank you for this recipe :)
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Neha Malhotra4 years ago

Please share the quantity of tomatoes
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Prasanna Pillai4 years ago

hi in ingredient s you have not mentioned abt tomato and mango powder
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Chandrani Mukherjee4 years ago

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Vinita rathore4 years ago

Easy and delicious
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Pratibha Devendra4 years ago

yammy
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Fouzia Siddiqui4 years ago

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Monika Sharad4 years ago

yummy
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roshita bhat4 years ago

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