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Aug 10, 2011

Dal Makhani

Dal Makhani
Recipe Source:Vahrehvah.com

This is a great dish for parties because it is so rich and creamy...This is a perfect dish to make your kids eat dal,since this one don’t taste like the usual dal recipe..Dal makhani means dals cooked in butter.(since makhani means butter)....But I used less butter and added some oil in this..If you want it to be very rich you could cook this entirely in butter..You could even skip the cream with milk..I hope you will make this now and tell me how it came...
Ingrediants:

Black Urad Dal-1 cup Dried Beans or use 1 can of dal
Tomato Puree-2 cup
Ginger Garlic Paste-1 tblspn
Cumin seeds / Jeera – 1 tsp
Chilli powder-2 tsp
Coriander powder / Malli podi-1 tblspn
Garam masala powder-1 tsp
Kasuri Methi leaves(Dried Fenugreek leaves)-1 tblspn
Heavy Cream-3 tblspn
Salt to taste
Sugar-1 tsp
Butter-2 tblspn
Oil-1 tblspn

Method:

Wash urad dal in lots of water..Soak this over night.Drain it and pressure cook with a little bit of salt for 3 whistles and simmer it for 20 min.Drain it and keep it aside.

Heat oil and butter in kadai and crackle some cumin seeds.

Add in ginger garlic paste and sauté for 30 sec.

Add in tomato puree and mix well.Throw in red chilli powder,coriander powder,salt,sugar and cook this for 5-7 min.

Add in the drained beans and some of the cooking water and mix well.

Add in kasuri methi leaves,garam masala powder and mix well.Simmer this for 5-10 min on a slow flame.

Finish the curry with heavy cream and mix well.

Serve hot with rice or roti.

Pictorial:

Grab your ingrediants

cook dal till it is cooked and soft

melt butter and oil

add cumin seeds
add ginger garlic paste

pour in tomato puree

add chilli powder

add in coriander powder

add salt and sugar

throw in the dal..

pour in some of the water from the cooked dal..

add in kasuri methi leaves

and garam masala powder...

drizzle some cream in this....

all done...

Serve with a swirl of cream and a dollop of butter

Yummy...

9 comments:

Kalpana Sareesh said... Best Blogger Tips

very very yummy n very well demonstrated..

Sharmilee! :) said... Best Blogger Tips

Wow creamy yummy curry...looks very tempting

Chitra said... Best Blogger Tips

always wanted to do dal makkani but somehow i keep postponding... now i think i shuld try this...

DD said... Best Blogger Tips

I love it with roti's looks yumm!!!!
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Hamaree Rasoi said... Best Blogger Tips

Amazingly delicious looking dal. Excellent step by step preparation.

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Anu said... Best Blogger Tips

love dal makhani.....very tasty and healthy...

Aarthi said... Best Blogger Tips

Thanks guys

sonu said... Best Blogger Tips

tht looks super delicious !

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said... Best Blogger Tips

wow, looks so rich and creamy !!!