Dal Makhani

Whole black beans and kidney beans in a butter and cream sauce

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Dal Makhani

Whole black beans and kidney beans in a butter and cream sauce

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By Lekshmi Radhakrishna..

Published On: 06 Dec 2007

Rating: 4
8 Votes, 1 Reviews
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20 Minutes
Served : 6
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Step 1

Soak dal over night and pressure cook or slow cook dal with some ginger, salt and turmeric. Around 4 whistles should suffice.

Step 2

:- Slow cooking may make it creamier.

Step 3

Mash with the back of a spoon.

Step 4

Heat ghee in a pan and splutter cumin seeds.

Step 5

Add chopped onion and saute until golden brown.

Step 6

Saute ginger and garlic for a few secs.

Step 7

Add tomatoes and saute until the ghee separates.

Step 8

Add chilly powder and pour cooked dal into this or vice versa.

Step 9

:- Add water as reqd.

Step 10

Let it simmer for about 10 - 15 mins or until it reaches desired consistency.

Step 11

Add cream, some coriander leaves, kasoori methi and garam masala and let it simmer for another 5 - 10 mins.

Step 12

Garnish with remaining coriander leaves and kasoori methi.

Step 13

:- For a healthier option, you can use yoghurt instead of cream or 1/2 cup of yoghurt and 1/2 cup of cream or low-fat milk.

Wincy deepak

its was very good...very delicious..its a good curry with bread items

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