Monday, March 16, 2009



1 cup whole urad daal (urad sabut)

1tbsp Red kidney beans (Rajma)

1 onion finely chopped

1 tomato finely chopped

1" Ginger piece

2-3 green chilies finely chopped

chopped coriander leaves4-5 flakes

Garlic paste1/2 cup

stirred curd 1/2 cup

fresh stirred cream (malai)

2tbsp butter 1tsp

cumin seeds (jeera)

1/2tsp turmeric powder

1/2tsp Garam masala

Red chili powder to taste

1/2tsp dhania powderSalt to taste

How to make dal makhni :

· Soak rajma in water overnight.
· Add water & little salt and pressure-cook Rajma and urad daal till soft for about 20-25 minutes. Mash and boil again for 15-20 minutes and add curd and cream to the daal.
· Now in kadhai heat oil, splutter cumin seeds and add garlic paste, fry till light brown. Add onions and fry till golden brown.
· Now add ginger, green chilies and tomatoes and fry till tomatoes soften.
· Now add dry masalas (turmeric powder, chili powder, dhania powder & salt) and fry again for a moment.
· Add daal and stir on medium flame. As soon as it starts boiling remove from the gas.
· Sprinkle garam masala powder and garnish daal makhni with coriander and add butter.
· Serve daal makhni hot. Goes well with laccha paratha, naan or rice.


suraZ said...

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Dilip Acharya said...

Seems it is not that hard to make. I'll try in my free time.

deepa said...

yes its not hard. i already make it.

Rahul said...

Yummy... I'm already having wattery mouth.

I'd also like to check "Chana Masala" recipe in your site.

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