Daal makhni | How to make Daal makhni

By Rita Arora  |  16th Apr 2016  |  
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About Daal makhni Recipe

Whole urad and red kidney beans cooked with aromatic whole spices .

Daal makhni is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Daal makhni is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Daal makhni by Rita Arora will help you to prepare the perfect Daal makhni in your kitchen at home. Daal makhni needs 5 minutes for the preparation and 40 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Daal makhni. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Daal makhni. In case you have any questions on how to make the Daal makhni you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Rita Arora. Daal makhni will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

Daal makhni

Ingredients to make Daal makhni

  • Whole urad dal 3/4 cup
  • red kidney beans 1/2 cup
  • salt to taste
  • oil 2 tbsp
  • asafoetida 1 pinch
  • jeera 1 tsp
  • Black cardamom 1
  • Green cardamom 2
  • cinnamon stick 1 inch
  • bay leaves 2
  • cloves 2
  • garlic paste 3/4 tsp
  • ginger Paste 1 Tsp
  • tomatoes 5-6 (puree )
  • Deggi mirch 3 tsp
  • coriander pwd 2 tsp
  • Amul butter 2 tbsp
  • Kasuri methi 1 tsp
  • Garam masala 1/2 tsp
  • cream 2 tbsp

How to make Daal makhni

  1. Wash and soak dals for overnight .
  2. Pressure cook with salt and water ( 4-5 cups) . one whistle on high flame , lower the flame for half an hour .
  3. Tadka: Heat oil in a pan, add asafoetida, jeera, whole spices and ginger garlic paste. Let it brown, add tomato puree, deggi mirch, coriander powder, cover the lid and cook till the oil separates. Add butter and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Add this tadka and crushed kasuri methi in boiled dal and cook for 5 - 10 minutes.
  5. Add garam masala and cream, cook for 5 minutes, turn off the flame.
  6. Garnish with cream and serve with naan or chapati .

My Tip:

We can add boiled water to adjust the consistancy of dal .

Reviews for Daal makhni (2)

Alka Vaid2 years ago

Thanks its helpful...

snigdha jha2 years ago