Dal Makhani (Creamy Lentil Curry)

Ingredients

Whole urad daal-1/2cup
Red kidney beans (Rajma)-4tbsp
medium Onion finely chopped-1
medium Tomato finely chopped-1
Ginger and Garlic paste-1/2tsp
Green chilly chopped-1
Ginger minced-1tsp
Coriander leaves-few
Cumin seeds (jeera)-2tsp
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Kashmiri chilly powder-2tsp
Garam masala-1tsp
Coriander powder-1tsp
Fresh Cream-1/4cup
Curd/Yoghurt-1tbsp
Butter-3tbsp
Salt to taste

Preparation

1
Soak urad dal and rajma overnight separately.
2
Next take a pressure pan add the soaked and washed dal and rajma, add onions, tomatoes, ginger, green chilly, ginger & garlic paste, turmeric, chilly powder, garam masala, coriander powder, salt and enough water.
3
Pressure cook the mixture for about 25-30 mins until rajam and dal are overcooked and should be mashed.
4
Heat butter in a kadai, add cumin seeds and allow to crackle.
5
Add dal and simmer, stir continuously so it doesn't stick to the bottom of the kadai.
6
Bring to boil and remove from the gas.
7
Add the beaten cream and yoghurt, check the seasoning and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot.

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A very popular Punjabi recipe, also famous at many Northern parts of India. Goes very well with Jeera/Ghee rice and also with Roti/Naan.

Yield:

4

Added:

December 10, 2009

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