Low Fat Dal Makhani

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Total Time:
5.5 hours
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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How to Make Low Fat Dal Makhani

  • Wash and soak all three lentils (dals) together for about 4 hours (soak overnight for best results).
  • Put soaked dal in pressure cooker.
  • Add ginger and garlic paste, 1/2 tsp of ghee and appropriate amount of water.
  • Cook for 4 whistles, then cook on low heat for 1 hour.
  • Keep aside.
  • For tadka:
  • In a kadai, heat olive oil, add cumin seeds, whole red mirch and 3 tbsp of tomato puree.
  • After cooking for 1 minute, add plain yogurt (beat yoghurt first to make a smooth paste).
  • Cook for 2 minutes till the oil separates.
  • To this mixture, add the dal.
  • Then add 1/2 tsp each of gram masala and jeera powder, and cook on slow flame for 10 minutes.
  • Garnish with coriander.