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Monday, March 10, 2014

Dal Makhani / Dhal Makhani / Daal Makhani Recipe - Mah Ki Dal / Black Gram & Kidney Beans Gravy

Dal Makhani recipe / Dhal Makhani recipe / Daal Makhani Recipe - Mah Ki Dal / Black Gram & Kidney Beans Gravy
Dal Makhani
Urad dal with skin-1/2 cup
Rajma/Kidney beans-1/2 cup
(make a puree)
Ginger & Garlic paste-2tsp
Red chilly & Coriander powder-each-1/2tsp
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Garam masala-1/4tsp
Kastoori methi crushed-1/2 tbsp
Hing a pinch ( optional)
Oil-4 tsp
Cloves-2,Cardamom-1,Bay leaf-1,Cinnamon-a small piece

Soak both the dals together overnight in water.Next day pressure cook it with salt & turmeric powder.
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with spices,then add ginger & garlic paste fry till raw smell disappears.
Add the tomato puree & mix it well,add all the dry masala powders.
Fry till oil separates the pan,pour the cooked dal & in low flame cook till everything is well blended.
Switch off the stove add the butter & crushed kastoori methi.
For extra richness cream can be added after switching off the stove.
Garnish with thin strips of ginger & serve hot with rice or roti.

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  1. Delicious and tasty dal makhani.........goes well with steam rice!

  2. yummy and tasty daal makhani it !!

  3. o my my what a great gravy; daal makahani :) just love it i love to have with Naan :)


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