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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Dal Makhani

Ingredients:
Black Whole Urad dal - 1 cup
Rajma - 1/4 cup
Onions - 2 (finely chopped)
Tomatoes - 2 (finely chopped)
Ginger - a small piece chopped
Garlic - 5 pods chopped
Green chillies - 2
Kasoori Methi - 1/4 tsp (optional)
Turmeric powder - a pinch
Red chilli powder - as per taste
Corriander powder - 1 tsp
Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
Salt - as per taste
Milk - 1/4 cup
Fresh cream - 3 tbsp (optional)
Oil / Butter


Method:
Wash and soak urad dal and rajma overnight. Pressure cook the dal till soft. Heat oil / butter in a pan. Add the chopped onions, tomatoes, ginger, garlic, green chillies, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, corriander powder, garam masala and salt. Fry for few minutes. Add little water and cook for 5 minutes. Add the cooked dal and mix well. Add Kasoori methi. Lastly add the milk or cream. Allow to boil for 5-6 min till it thickens. Serve with rotis or naan. 

7 lovely comments:

Now Serving said...

Got here :) The dal looks yummy! and I love the pudhina and cpsicum rice too :)!
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Vimitha Anand said...

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Sneha Benny said...

First time here. Loved your recipes.

khushi said...

lovely dal recipe...
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Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

wow, how rich and creamy, love dal makhani :)

Vardhini said...

Love dal makhani. It has been a while since I made this. Thx for reminding me.

Regarding lacha paratha: I have not made it with wheat flour, but have read that it is made with wheat flour in the north. To start with you can substitute a little flour with whole wheat flour.

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Rinku Naveen said...

Love such thick gravies. Good one.

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