Dal Makhani

by LekshmiRadhakrishnan
Whole black beans and kidney beans in a butter and cream sauce
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Cuisine North Indian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Cuisine North Indian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Votes: 1
Rating: 4
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Instructions
  1. Soak dal over night and pressure cook or slow cook dal with some ginger, salt and turmeric. Around 4 whistles should suffice.
  2. :- Slow cooking may make it creamier.
  3. Mash with the back of a spoon.
  4. Heat ghee in a pan and splutter cumin seeds.
  5. Add chopped onion and saute until golden brown.
  6. Saute ginger and garlic for a few secs.
  7. Add tomatoes and saute until the ghee separates.
  8. Add chilly powder and pour cooked dal into this or vice versa.
  9. :- Add water as reqd.
  10. Let it simmer for about 10 - 15 mins or until it reaches desired consistency.
  11. Add cream, some coriander leaves, kasoori methi and garam masala and let it simmer for another 5 - 10 mins.
  12. Garnish with remaining coriander leaves and kasoori methi.
  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.
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