Updated: Jan 30, 2019
Chef: Aanal Kotak
Recipe Servings: 4
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ingredients of Dal Makhani
2 Cups Sabut Urad Dal
8 Cups Water
2 Tbsp Salt
1 Tbsp Ginger, sliced
2 Tbsp Butter
1 Tbsp Oil
2 tsp Shahi Jeera
1 tsp Kasoori Methi
2 Cups Tomato puree
1 tsp Chilli powder
1 tsp Sugar
1.5 Cups Cream
How to Make Dal Makhani
1.Clean, wash and soak the Dal overnight.
2.Next day, drain and add salt, red chilli powder and ginger paste to the dal along with 2 cups of water.
3.Cook the dal until it becomes tender.
4.Now take a pan, pour some oil and butter and heat together.
5.Add cumin seeds, mix thoroughly and when it starts to splutter pour tomato puree in it.
6.When it starts boiling, add sugar, salt and red chilli powder.
7.Stir-fry over high flame till the oil separates.
8.Add boiled dal and cook further. The consistency should be such that the dal should move around freely when stirred, otherwise add a little water.
9.Leave it to simmer, covered.
10.Remove the lid and add Garam Masala. Stir well.
11.Add cream to the boiling Dal.
12.Mix it well.
13.Garnish with green chillies and serve hot.