Punjabi Dal Makhani

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Dal makhani one of the favourite dal recipe coming straight from the rich and flavourful punjabi cuisine .more often this dal recipe is served with plane rice or jeera rice,however this can also be served with rotis and garlic butter naans.
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Prep Time8 hours 40 minutes
Cook Time40 minutes
Total Time9 hours 20 minutes
Served As: Dinner
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 4

Ingredients
 

  • 3/4 cup Urad Dal black beans
  • 1/4 Kidney Beans rajmah red
  • 2 tsp Cumin Seed 8 garlic cloves chopped
  • 2 inch Ginger 1 tsp garam masala pwr chopped
  • 1/2 cup Cream fresh
  • 1 tsp Red Chillies 3 tbsp butter pwr
  • 2 to Tomato 1 onion chopped chopped
  • 1 tbsp Oil salt to taste 2 tsp
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Instructions
 

  • Soak whole black urad and rajma overnight in 3-4 cups of water. Cook the soaked dal and rajma in the same water with salt, red chili powder and half the chopped ginger till dal and rajma are cooked and soft.
    Punjabi Dal Makhani - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Peel and chop the onion, ginger and garlic finely. Also chop the tomatoes. Heat oil and butter in a thick-bottomed pan. Add cumin seeds, when it crackles add chopped onions and fry till golden brown. Add chopped ginger, garlic and chopped tomatoes.
    Punjabi Dal Makhani - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • . Sauté till tomatoes are well mashed and fat starts to leave the masala. Add boiled dal and rajma to this.Do not add the liquid at first.
    Punjabi Dal Makhani - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Crush(mash) the dals with the back of the ladle while stirring continuously, this gives that creamy texture to the dal . Add the liquid and some water if required and simmer on very low heat for fifteen minutes.
    Punjabi Dal Makhani - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Add fresh cream and garam masala powder let it simmer for another five minutes. Finish off with a couple of pinch of Kasoori methi powdered. Serve hot with Naan or Paraatha
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    Punjabi Dal Makhani - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers

Recipe Notes

Replacing the tomatoes with 4 tbsp of thick tomato paste will enhance the taste and colour of the dish manifold.
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