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Dal Makhani with Masoor Dal Recipe

Dal Makhani with Masoor Dal is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Friday, 19 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
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Preparation Time :
15 mins
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 1 cup - masoor dal
  • 1 - big Onion
  • 1 - Tomato
  • 6 - Green chillies
  • 3 tbsp - vegetable oil
  • 3 tbsp - of Ghee
  • 1/2 tsp - Garlic paste
  • 1 tsp - shazeera
  • 2 - Cardamoms
  • 2 sticks - Cinnamon
  • Chilli powder to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 cups - water
  • How to Make Dal Makhani with Masoor Dal:

    1. Pressure cook masoor dal for 2 whistles and keep it aside. Do not overcook the dal.
    2. In a pan, heat oil. Add garlic paste and fry for a while.
    3. Add onions and green chillies and fry till they turn golden brown.
    4. Add tomatoes and saute.
    5. When onions, green chillies and tomatoes are well-cooked keep them aside and allow to cool.
    6. Grind it into a smooth paste and keep aside.
    7. Grind fennel seeds and cinnamon into a fine powder.
    8. In another pan, melt ghee. Add cardamom and then the powdered mixture.
    9. When it splutters add the cooked masoor dal along with 2-3 cups of water.
    10. Bring it to boil and add the paste of onions, green chillies and tomatoes.
    11. Stir and boil for about 5 minutes.
    12. Add salt and chilli powder.
    13. Garnish with coriander and serve hot


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