Black Gram Dal Pakhtooni

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Total Time:
12.75 hours
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Black Gram Dal Pakhtooni

  • Soak the gram overnight.
  • You can soak it on warm water in a casserole for a couple of hours as well.
  • Grind garlic, ginger and red chillies with a little water to a fine paste and add it to the gram.
  • Cover and cook the gram till soft.
  • You can pressure cook (4-5 whistles) as well.
  • Grind onions.
  • Heat oil and butter in a deep non stick pan.
  • Add onion paste and saute, stirring, till fragrant and golden.
  • Add coriander powder and cumin powder and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add tomato puree and saute till raw smells disappear and fat surfaces.
  • Add this masala into the cooked gram along with garam masala powder and adjust salt.
  • Mix well and simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  • Add red chilli powder and cream and mix well.
  • Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot decorated with a swirl of cream.
  • It goes well with roti or rice.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Mareena's Recipe Collections