Dal Makhani | How to make Dal Makhani

By Mudita Bagla  |  6th Feb 2016  |  
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About Dal Makhani Recipe

This dish totally reminds me of the dhaba food that I used to enjoy during my travel diaries. Accompanied with Phulka and diced onions, it makes a great combo meal.

Dal Makhani is an aromatic, flavorful and delicious dish which is very much popular in Punjabi. The name itself get juices flowing in your mouth and this dish has a heavenly experience in every bite. When Dal Makhani is cooked perfectly it can turn into a dish beyond excellence. It is a recipe of delight which no one can resist. You can try this amazing Dal Makhani at the restaurants and you can also prepare it at your home. People of different region prepare this dish differently according to their own taste. This quick and easy recipe requires only 360 minute for the preparation and 60 minute to cook it perfectly. On the Better Butter website, you can find the recipe of Dal Makhani by Mudita Bagla in step by step with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook the perfect Dal Makhani at your home without any difficulties. Dal Makhani is one of the representative dishes of Punjabi which you can serve in any special occasions.

Dal Makhani

Ingredients to make Dal Makhani

  • 1 cup urad dal
  • 3 tbsp rajma
  • 2 tbsp chana dal
  • 4 large onions
  • 4 small tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 3 green chillies
  • salt to taste
  • butter for cooking
  • 1 tsp garam masala

How to make Dal Makhani

  1. Soak the rajma, urad dal and chana dal in a bowl of water for 5-6 hours.
  2. Strain and pressure cook till the rajma becomes soft.
  3. Put the tomatoes, onions, green chillies, ginger, garlic in a mixer and make a puree.
  4. Heat butter in a pan. Add the puree and saute for a while on a medium flame. Add red chilli powder, coriander powder and garam masala and stir well.
  5. Pour some water, then add the urad dal, rajma, chana dal and salt. Mix it well and cook it for another 4-5 minutes.
  6. Serve hot.

My Tip:

A teaspoon of lemon juice can be added if required.

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