Dal Makhni

by RashmiMenon
Spicy, creamy mixed lentil curry
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Cuisine North Indian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Red gram(Thuvaraparippu) - 1 cup
  • Yellow moong dal - 1/2 cup
  • Masoor dal - 1/2 cup
  • Onion(chopped) - 1 no
  • Cumin seeds(Jeerakam) - 1 tsp
  • Asafoetida(Kayam) - 1/4 tsp
  • Red chilly powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Ginger Paste - 1 tsp
  • Garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Dry red chillie(Kollamulaku) - 5 -
  • Salt(As reqd) -
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
For garnishing:-
  • Unsalted butter (according to requirement) -
  • Coriander leaves(chopped) -
  • Lemon juice - 2 tsp
Cuisine North Indian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Red gram(Thuvaraparippu) - 1 cup
  • Yellow moong dal - 1/2 cup
  • Masoor dal - 1/2 cup
  • Onion(chopped) - 1 no
  • Cumin seeds(Jeerakam) - 1 tsp
  • Asafoetida(Kayam) - 1/4 tsp
  • Red chilly powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Ginger Paste - 1 tsp
  • Garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Dry red chillie(Kollamulaku) - 5 -
  • Salt(As reqd) -
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
For garnishing:-
  • Unsalted butter (according to requirement) -
  • Coriander leaves(chopped) -
  • Lemon juice - 2 tsp
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Instructions
  1. Wash and cook the dals in a pressure cooker for about 4 whistles.
  2. :- They should be thoroughly mashed.
  3. Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.
  4. Add the chopped onion and fry till it becomes golden- brown.
  5. Add the dried red chillies, salt and asafoetida and fry for a few seconds.
  6. Put all the masalas and the ginger-garlic paste and fry till the oil separates.
  7. Add the cooked dal mixture to this and pour enough water to make it viscous.
  8. :- I generally add 1/2 cup and then add more if required.
  9. :- The dal should have a creamy texture to it.
  10. Let this simmer for a few mins.
  11. Add the lemon juice and turn off the stove.
  12. Garnish with chopped cilantro and unsalted butter.
  13. :- Serve with jeera rice or rotis or parathas.
  14. :- The quantities of the masalas depend on the amount of dal used. If using a bigger measuring cup, please increase the amounts of spices too.
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