Makhani Daal

    Makhani Daal

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    6hr25min


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    About this recipe: This is a typical dal that Punjabis make for their parties! My kids love it ! I enjoy it as a soup or with with fresh rotis!

    SavitaJ Pennsylvania, United States

    Ingredients
    Serves: 6 

    • 1 cup Kaali daal
    • 1/4 cup channa daal
    • 1/4 cup rajma/red kidney beans
    • 1 onion finely chopped
    • 2 tomatoes finely chopped
    • 2 cloves garlic minced
    • 2 inch ginger minced
    • 2 tsp coriander powder
    • 1 tsp garam masala
    • 3 sprigs coriander leaves
    • 2 tsp vegetable oil
    • 1 tsp cumin seeds
    • 2 tsp butter
    • 2 tsp yoghurt or heavy cream
    • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
    • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
    • salt to taste

    Directions
    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Extra time:6hr soaking  ›  Ready in:6hr25min 

    1. Soak all the daals overnight for 6 hrs.
    2. Place the daals in a pressure cooker and let it cook for 20 mins.
    3. While the daal is boiling, saute onion,ginger,garlic and cumin seeds for 3 mins till golden brown.
    4. Add the tomatoes and saute it for 2 mins and then add all the masalas except for the coriander leaves.
    5. Add the above mixture to the boiled daal and add fresh coriander leaves, butter and heavy cream.
    6. Garnish with some coriander leaves and serve.

    Serving suggestion

    You can serve it with rice or rotis.

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    Fantastic I added 200g amul cream too! - 26 Jan 2013

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