Dal Makhani


1 small cup black urad dal
2 tbsp kidney beans
2 tsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp ginger paste
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
Puree from 2 small tomatoes
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp coriander powder
Salt to taste
2 tbsp butter
2 tsp kasuri methi
4 tbsp cream (your choice to add more)

Soak the urad dal and kidney beans for atleast 5 to 6 hours and pressure cook them well until soft.

Heat oil, add cumin seeds. When it splutters, add ginger paste, turmeric powder, tomato puree and cook on low heat for about five minutes.

Add some water to it to help in cooking. Add the chilli powder, coriander powder, salt, butter, cooked and half mashed dals and crushed

kasuri methi and mix well. If the mixture is very thick, add some water. Cook covered on very low heat for about 30 minutes, stirring every

five minutes. Finally add the cream and cook for five more minutes.

Serve hot with rotis/parathas/naan/kulcha or plain rice.

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Dhivya said...

wow!love this:))never made before!!!!must try

Uma said...

looks yummy! Good one.

Unknown said...

have nt tried this EC..will try it soon..Thanks for sharing..

Unknown said...

looks delicious...

Priyanka said...

EC, the dal makhani looks very comforting and homely. However i make the gravy base a little different- i follow Tarla Dalal's recipe. It gives the makhani a slightly different taste.

EC said...

Pl do try it out Dhivya and Divya, it tastes great

Thanks Uma and Soumya

Thanks Priyanka, will try out that version some time

Laddoo said...

Looks yummy. Check out some more Dal Makhani Recipes here

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