Dal Makhni Paneer

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Total Time:
6 hours 25 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - whole masoor dal - soaked overnight
  • 1/2 kg - paneer cubes
  • 2 cups - fresh cream, beaten
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp - sugar
  • 1/2 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp - ajwain
  • 1/2 tsp - cardamom powder
  • 1/4 tsp - cinnamon powder
  • 3 - garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 - medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup - tomato puree
  • 1 tsp - amchur powder
  • 1/2 tsp - ginger powder
  • 1/4 tsp - asafoetida
  • 2 tbsp - ghee
  • 2 tbsp - butter

How to Make Dal Makhni Paneer

  • Soak dal overnight.
  • Immerse paneer cubes in a bowl of water with a pinch of turmeric powder.
  • Heat ghee and fry onions till translucent.
  • Add the garlic, powder spices, tomato paste and fry well, stirring continuously.
  • Now add the dal to the spices, stir well, add enough water and cook till dal is done.
  • While simmering, add beaten cream 2 tbsp at a time, stirring continuously
  • Drain paneer and add to the curry.
  • Add salt and sugar to taste and top with butter - simmer till desired consistency is reached.
  • Serve.

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