Low Cal Dal Makhani

A North Indian Recipe, with my own modifications to it, to make it more light and healthy

Low Cal Dal Makhani

A North Indian Recipe, with my own modifications to it, to make it more light and healthy

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By janani karthik

Published On: 12 Mar 2007

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20 Minutes
Served : 4
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Soak the dals for atleast 7 - 8 hrs, then cook them separately till done.

Step 2

Add a few ginger juliannes to it and pressure cook it for 1 whistle combining both of them.

Step 3

Add the ingredients for makhani gravy in a pressure cooker and cook for 2 whistles.

Step 4

Cool it, then blend and strain it to get a thick puree.

Step 5

Heat the butter in a pan.

Step 6

Add the chopped onions and ginger-garlic paste and fry till the onions are brown and the ginger-garlic paste loses its raw aroma.

Step 7

Add the garam masala and red chilly powder and fry for 2 - 3 mins.

Step 8

Add the tomato puree and let it boil for atleast 5 mins, till the oil separates.

Step 9

Stir in the cream and milk and let it boil for 1 more min.

Step 10

:- This is called the Makhani gravy.

Step 11

Add the mashed dal, salt and sugar to it and let it simmer on low heat for 10 - 15 mins.

Step 12

Check for the seasonings.

Step 13

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

Step 14

:- Serve hot with Naan/Paratha.

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