Monday, 16 April 2018

Dal Makhani Recipe | How to make Dal Makhani?



Dal Makhani Recipe | How to make Dal Makhani?

Dal Makhani is one of the most popular dal dishes originated from the Punjab region of India. Makhani is the Punjabi word for buttery. The literal translation of Dal Makhani is dal cooked with butter. Everyone loves dal makhani as part of a north Indian meal. Dal Makhani is prepared with the combination of whole urad dal and rajma. It has a smooth and velvety texture and served with butter naan, plain rice, jeera rice, paratha or roti. It is also called Maa ki Dal.

Dal Makhani Recipe | How to make Dal Makhani?

 
Dal Makhani Recipe | How to make Dal Makhani?


Ingredients

Whole Urad dal -- 1 cup
Rajma – 1 tbsp
Water – 4 cups
Chopped Onion – 1
Chopped Tomato – 1
Finely Scliced Ginger – 1 tsp
Chopped Garlic – 4 – 5
Green Coriander leaves for garnishing
Butter or Ghee – 2 - 3 tbsp
Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
Red Chilli Powder – 1/2 tsp
Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
Fresh Cream – 1/2 cup
Salt to taste

Method

Soak urad dal and rajma overnight (at least 10 hours). Cook dal in a pressure cooker until it becomes tender by adding a little salt and chopped ginger. Mash the dal with a spoon. Add water water if required and simmer it for 10-15 minutes in cooker without lid. Add fresh cream and mix well. Heat the ghee in a pan and fry cumin seeds. Add onions and garlic and fry till golden brown in colour. Add tomatoes, red chilli powder and turmeric powder and fry till the ghee separates. Add cooked dal and salt if required. Cook for few minutes till you get a creamy consistency. Garnish with green coriander leaves and serve hot with parathas, butter naan, rotis, jeera  rice or plain rice.

Dal Makhani Recipe | How to make Dal Makhani?

Dal Makhani

Dal Makhani is the most popular recipe served in any restaurant. You can make this dal makhani recipe at home for your family by using simple ingredients which are easily available in your kitchen. Dal Makhani tastes amazingly delicious when served with roti, jeera rice or butter naan. Dal Makani is rich in calcium and protein. Dal Makhani has high nutritional value and it is very good for growing children.


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Dal Makhani Recipe | How to make Dal Makhani?

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