Dal Makhani

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Time1 Hr
DifficultyIntermediate
Serves1

Dal Makhani is a popular Punjabi dish that’s whipped up using Indian masalas, healthy fats and black urad lentils. Many vegetarians comment on how their childhoods were made memorable thanks to their mothers preparing Dal Makhani when growing up. The traditional Dal makhani recipe involved soaking the black urad lentils overnight and cooking it the next day until soft. But these days, that’s not n

Nutrition Info. (per serving)

ProteinFatCarbsFibre248 Cal248 Cal248 Cal248 Cal
  • 13gProtein
  • 7gFat
  • 33gCarbs
  • 11gFibre

Ingredients

Dry Grocery

Black Whole Urad Dal

Black Whole Urad Dal

0.25 cups

Green Cardamom

Green Cardamom

2 units

Cinnamon Sticks

Cinnamon Sticks

0.5 unit

Cloves

Cloves

2 units

Salt

Salt

1 teaspoon

Red Dry Chilli Bydagi

Red Dry Chilli Bydagi

1 piece

Refined Oil

Refined Oil

1 teaspoon

Garam Masala

Garam Masala

1 pinch

Red Chilli Powder

Red Chilli Powder

0.5 teaspoons

Menu Item

Ginger Garlic Paste

Ginger Garlic Paste

0.5 teaspoons

Tomato Puree

Tomato Puree

3 tablespoons

Fruits & Vegetables

Tomato

Tomato

0.25 unit

Other

Water

Water

1 glass

Garlic

Garlic

3 pieces

Jeera Powder

Jeera Powder

1 pinch

Cow Milk

Cow Milk

0.25 cups

Directions

1In a pan, add soaked Whole Black Urad Dal, Green Cardamom, Cinnamon Stick, Cloves, Salt , Ginger Garlic Paste & Water.
2Pressure cook for 3- 4 whistles.
3In a pan, add Bydagi Chilli & water. Bring to boil and simmer, till the Chillies become soft. Keep aside and let it cool.
4In a mixer, strain & add the Chillies. Add Water as required.
5Grind the Chillies to a fine smooth paste.
6In a pan, add Oil, Garlic and fry. Add Chilli Paste and cook till it becomes thick & Oil is released.
7In a pan, add roughly cut Tomato & Water. Bring to boil.
8Add Garlic & Red Chilli Powder. Boil for 1 hour.
9In a mixer, blend the mixture well to make a fine paste.
10Cook the Tomato Puree for 30 mins and keep aside.
11In a pan, add Oil & chopped Garlic. Saute for 1 mins.
12Add Chilli Paste and cook for 1- 2 mins.
13Add Tomato Puree and cook for 1- 2 mins.
14Add Cumin Powder, Garam Masala Powder, Red Chilli Powder & cook.
15Add cooked Dal and Water. Cook on slow flame.
16Add Milk & Salt. Boil for 1- 2 mins.
17Serve hot.

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