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Dal Makhni

tasty ...

Recipe by Urooj of Riyadh, SA

Nice combination of dals...

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 1 cup: Whole black gram
    • 2 tsp: Split Bengal gram
    • 2 tsp: Kidney beans
    • 1 cup: Tomato(puree)
    • 1" piece: Ginger
    • 4 Cloves: Garlic
    • 2 : Whole dry red chillies (soaked for 15 minutes)
    • 3 tsp: Ghee
    • 2 tsp: Dhania (coriander) powder
    • 1/2 tsp: Garam masala
    • 1 tsp: Butter
    • 1/4 cup: Fresh cream beaten
    • 1 tsp: Ghee
    • 5 cups: Water
    • Salt to taste


    1. Soak black gram,kidney beans and split bengal gram for 6 hours.
    2. Grind ginger,garlic and dry red chillies together to a paste.
    3. Drain out all water from the pulses and add six cups of fresh water.
    4. Pressure cook with 1tsp ghee,salt and half of ginger-garlic paste.
    5. After the 1st whistle,reduce the flame and cook for about 45 mins.Remove from fire.
    6. Open the cooker and mash the contents.
    7. Prepare tadka(tempering) with tomatoes,ginger-garlic and chilly paste,garam masala and coriander powder.Add this to the dal.
    8. Add butter or oil and simmer on low flame for 20-25 mins,striing and mashing the dal occasionally with a ladle against the sides of the cooker.
    9. Add beaten cream .Simmer for 15-20mins.
    10. Serve hot with naan/rice.



    Hi ! Never tasted dis dish so far but it looks Delicious . Thanq .... Will surely giv a try .


    superb recipe.must be great taste.Dr.Prabhas,New Delhi