Dal Sultani : Nawabi Creamy Lentil | How to make Dal Sultani : Nawabi Creamy Lentil

By Ruchika Sapra  |  10th May 2018  |  
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  • Dal Sultani : Nawabi Creamy Lentil, How to make Dal Sultani : Nawabi Creamy Lentil
Dal Sultani : Nawabi Creamy Lentilby Ruchika Sapra
  • Prep Time

    10

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  • Cook Time

    35

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  • Serves

    2

    People

11

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About Dal Sultani : Nawabi Creamy Lentil Recipe

A very famous recipe from my mom's kitchen. Though there are numerous recipes that my mom makes and are my favorite. But this one tops the list. It is a shahi dal that Mughals used to make.

Dal Sultani : Nawabi Creamy Lentil

Ingredients to make Dal Sultani : Nawabi Creamy Lentil

  • 1 cup arhar / tuvar dal
  • 2 cups water
  • salt (to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 cup curd
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup malai (milk cream)
  • 10 cloves
  • 1 black cardamom
  • Coal piece
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • For tadka :
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 3-4 cloves garlic (chopped)
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • For garnishing :
  • 1 green chilli (sliced)

How to make Dal Sultani : Nawabi Creamy Lentil

  1. Wash the dal and add it in pressure cooker with water, salt and red chilli powder.
  2. Cook for around 3-4 whistles.
  3. Take a bowl. Add milk, curd and cream. Whisk well.
  4. Dry roast cloves and black cardamom. Grind it to fine powder after roasting them.
  5. Mash the dal with the back of ladle. Add to it the curd cream mix and roasted powder.
  6. Heat a coal piece. Put it in bowl. Add one tablespoon ghee over the heated coal piece and put it in dal. Cook covered on sim for 10 minutes.
  7. For tadka, heat pan. Add ghee. Add cumin seeds, garlic and red chilli powder.
  8. Pour the tadka over daal. Garnish with green chillies.

Reviews for Dal Sultani : Nawabi Creamy Lentil (1)

Shelly Sharma6 months ago

Deliciously amazing!
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