Dal Makhani

This a Punjabi Cuisine dal, which is really yummy, creamy and delicious you will love it.


3/4 Cup Sabut Urad
1/4 Cup Rajma / Red Kidney Beans
1 Big Onion  - finely  chopped
2 Tomatoes - finely  chopped 
2 Green Chillies  -finely  chopped
2 Inch Piece Ginger - finely  chopped  
6 Cloves Garlic - finely  chopped
1 Big Bay leaf
2 Black Cardamons
2 Cinnamon Sticks
3 Cloves
2.1/2 Tablespoons Coriander powder
1 Teaspoon Heaped Red Chilli powder
1 Teaspoon Garam Masala
Salt To Taste
4 Tablespoons Butter
3 Tablespoons Ghee
100 ML Fresh Cream
1/3 Cup Milk

Soak black urad dal and rajma overnight.  Next day wash it fresh water.

Boil with half inch ginger, cardamoms, cloves and  water till level of it .  Close the cooker and take a whistle on  high  flame then reduce the flame and keep it for 10 - 15 minutes or till the rajma and urad dal are soft.

Heat butter, ghee in a  pan, add cumin seeds, bay leaf, cinnamon,  green chillies, ginger, garlic and  onions.  Fry till the onions are light golden.  Then  add chopped tomatoes, coriander powder, Chilli powder.   Fry till the  tomatoes are soft and mushy .  Then add the dal and rajma , without  water and mash while mixing so that dal and rajma are mixed with masala well.  Add  water and let it cook on low flame for 10 minutes or till oil surfaces.  If the dal is thick add water to adjust the consistency bring it to a rolling boil.  Then add garam masala, fresh cream, milk give it a quick stir .  Take off flame garnish it coriander leaves and fresh cream,  serve hot with Jeera Rice  or Steamed Rice.

Labels : Lentils, Punjab, Vegetables

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1 comment:

  1. This looks so good! We love makhani but I have never made it myself, maybe I should give it a go. I have pinned and tweeted. Thank you for sharing with #CookBlogShare x