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Dal Makhni

Dal Makhni
Dal Makhni is very popular dal all over the world. It used black whole Urad (round black balls shape lentins) . Dals are important source of protein for all vegetarians. In today’s life everybody is busy and want food cooked fast. But honestly speaking if dals are cooked on simmer low flame it will give buttery richness flavor to your dal and Food is simply delicious.
Here i will show you how to make dal same buttery flavor in less time.


  • 2 cup Whole Urad Dal
  • 1/2 cup red kidney beans
  • 1 medium size onion
  • 1/2 tomato chopped
  • 1/2 cup tomato puree
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds(methi seeds optional)
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp ginger sliced
  • 1 cup fresh cream
  • 1 cup fresh milk
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp coriander leaves for garnishing
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder


  • Soak urad and kidney beans overnight and Drain
  • Pressure cook Urad dal and and kidney beans with 3 times water of total quantity of dal and kidney beans, we have 2+1/2 cup so will use approx 71/2 cup of water
  • Add sliced ginger 1/2 tea spoon in cooker , along with salt and turmaric powder. and close the lid and cook for 8 whistles
  • after 8 whistles , switched off flame and let the pressure come out by itself don’t rush and when it opens add milk
  • put it on low flame for 10 mins to cook and after 10 mins switched off flame .
  • Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds and fenugreek seeds(if using). when it start to change color add onion and and fry till golden brown
  • now add remaining Ginger slices, ginger garlic paste , tomatoes and all spices and cook for 5 mins.
  • when its get cooked add tomato puree and cover it for 2 more mins and till it will oils on corner of pan.
  • Now add cooked dal and garam masala(add 1 cup water if its very thick)
    Add creams ,mix  and cover it ,cook on simmer for 5 more mins.
    switched off the flame
  • Dal Makhni is ready.

    Garnish With Ginger strings , coriander leaves and fresh cream.

    Serve with hot naan

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