Dal Sultani

It is a shahi dal from the kitchens of the nawabs of uttar pradesh. Rich and creamy in texture. Goes well with both rice/pulao or chapattis

Dal Sultani

It is a shahi dal from the kitchens of the nawabs of uttar pradesh. Rich and creamy in texture. Goes well with both rice/pulao or chapattis

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Mala Shenoy

Published On: 18 Nov 2015

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55 Minutes
Served : 4
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Ingredients

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Step 1 Dal Sultani Recipe

Step 1

Wash and soak Toor dal and keep aside for 30 minutes.

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Step 2 Dal Sultani Recipe

Step 2

Dissolve saffron in two tablespoons of hot milk or water.

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Step 3 Dal Sultani Recipe

Step 3

Add red chili powder, haldi powder and salt and pressure cook for 4-5 whistles and then mash the dal.

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Step 4 Dal Sultani Recipe

Step 4

Place a pan leaf on the dal.

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Step 5 Dal Sultani Recipe

Step 5

Place a piece of coal on the gas and heat till it turns red. Now place the burning coal on the paan leaf and pour the ghee on it. Quickly cover the pan with a lid. You can use the same vessel/cooker in which the dal as been boiled.

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Step 6 Dal Sultani Recipe

Step 6

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Step 7 Dal Sultani Recipe

Step 7

Grind cardamoms and cloves to a fine paste by adding a little water or you can use the ready powder.

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Step 8 Dal Sultani Recipe

Step 8

In a bowl, mix the milk, curd, and cream together well.

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Step 9 Dal Sultani Recipe

Step 9

As the smoke in the pan subsides, take of the lid and add the cardamom and clove paste and the dissolved saffron.

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Step 10 Dal Sultani Recipe

Step 10

Add the milk, curd and cream mixture and cook for 4- 5 minutes.

Step 11

Remove from the gas.

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Step 12 Dal Sultani Recipe

Step 12

For the tadka:

Heat ghee in a pan. Add cumin seeds and chopped garlic and fry till it turns golden brown in color.

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Step 13 Dal Sultani Recipe

Step 13

Pour the tadka on the dal and quickly cover the pan with a lid.

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Step 14 Dal Sultani Recipe

Step 14

Garnish with green chilies, mint and coriander leaves.

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Step 15 Dal Sultani Recipe

Step 15

Serve Daal Sultani with steamed basmati rice, paratha, naan.

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