Dal Makhani Recipe

Dal Makhani is a very popular Indian recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Dal Makhni by following this easy recipe.
Dal Makhani Recipe
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cooking Time 40-60 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Rating 8.5 / 10 (37 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
Calories Per Serving 196

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup Whole Urad Daal
  • 1 Onion (finely chopped)
  • 3 Green chilies (finely chopped)
  • 1 tbsp Red Kidney Beans
  • A few Coriander Leaves (chopped)
  • 4-5 flakes Garlic Paste
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 Tomato (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 cup Stirred Curd
  • 1/2 cup Fresh Stirred Cream
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1 inch Ginger Piece (chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • Red Chili Powder to taste
  • Salt to taste
How to make Dal Makhani:
  • Soak kidney beans overnight in water.
  • Put urad daal and kidney beans with water and a little salt in a pressure cooker and cook for about 25 minutes.
  • Mash the mixture and again cook for 15-20 minutes.
  • Add cream and curd to the daal.
  • Heat oil in a kadhai.
  • Saute cumin seeds and add garlic paste.
  • Fry the paste till light brown.
  • Add onions and saute till golden brown.
  • Add tomatoes, ginger, and green chilies.
  • Fry till tomatoes turn soft.
  • Now add turmeric powder, coriander powder, chili powder, and salt.
  • Fry for a few minutes.
  • Reduce the flame to medium. Add daal and stir.
  • Remove from the flame as soon as it begins to boil.
  • Add garam masala powder.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and add a dash of butter.
  • Serve with naan or hot rice.


Reviews and Ratings:
shipra dubey posted 02/03/2012
this is fantastic. my husband loves to taste it any time
archana singh posted 11/01/2012
really dis is yummyyyyyyyyyyyy
try it!
jayshreediwani posted 30/08/2011
its awesome
awesome tht i cant tell whn i ate it i felt tht i was in heaven

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