Dal Maharani

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Total Time:
50 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - tur dal
  • 1 cup - black urad dal with skin
  • 1 cup - fresh cream or milk
  • 2 tsp - lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1.5 tsp - grated ginger
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds
  • Asafetida, a pinch
  • 1 tsp - salt
  • 2 tsp - ghee

How to Make Dal Maharani

  • Mix and soak both the dals for 20 minutes.
  • Pressure cook with salt, turmeric, chilli powder, garam masala, lemon juice and 1 glass of water up to 3 whistles (or till cooked well) on medium heat.
  • Dal should become soft but not mushy.
  • Open the cooker and slightly mash the dal (if not cooked properly in the pressure cooker) now add fresh cream (or fresh milk) and 1 cup water and cook for 5 minutes on low flame.
  • Heat ghee in a small pan add ginger, cumin and asafoetida.
  • When cumin become golden, add the tempering to the boiling dal.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander.
  • Serving suggestions: Best with roti, naan or boiled rice.
  • Recipe courtesy: Maayeka

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