Indian Dal Makhni for All

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Total Time:
1 hour 15 mins
Serves: 5
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - black urad dal - (soaked overnight)
  • 3 tbsp - rajma
  • 4 - tomatoes - small, pureed and kept aside
  • 3 tbsp - butter
  • 1 tbsp - ginger, garlic and red chilli paste
  • 1 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1 tsp-meat masala
  • 1/4 cup- milk mixed with fresh cream

How to Make Indian Dal Makhni for All

  • Cook the dals with half the quantity of ginger garlic chilli paste, salt and 1 tbsp of butter for 1 whistle and then on slow fire for nearly 40 mins.
  • After the pressure drops mash the dal properly and keep aside.
  • In a cooker heat butter, add pureed tomatoes and cook till dry.
  • Add the left over ginger garlic paste and mix well.
  • Add meat masala, coriander powder and a little salt and cook till the ghee separates.
  • Add this mixture to the dal and mix well.
  • Keep the gas slow and cook till the dal has blended well and a red coloured consistency is got.
  • Add the cream mixed with milk and mix well.
  • Cook further for 10-15 mins.
  • Lastly garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with chapatti.