Delicious Dal Makhani


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The black urad dal and rajmah beans are cooked together in a creamy rich makhni gravy and typically enjoyed with tandoori roti or naan.

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Delicious Dal Makhani recipe - How to make Delicious Dal Makhani

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  1. Combine the urad dal, rajma and chana dal and soak in enough water for 4 to 5 hours. Keep aside.
  2. Combine the ginger, garlic and dry red chillies and blend in a mixer to a smooth paste.
  3. Pressure cook the dals along with 5 cups of water, 1 tbsp ghee, salt and 1/2 of the ginger paste for 6 to 7 whistles, or till the dals are cooked.
  4. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  5. Mash the dals lightly and keep aside.
  6. For the tempering, heat 1 tbsp ghee in a small pan, add the remaining ginger paste, tomatoes, garam masala and coriander powder and saute for 1 minute.
  7. Add the tempering to the dal and mix well.
  8. Cook on slow flame for 20-25 minutes, stirring and mashing the dal occasionally with a ladle against the sides of the cooker.
  9. Add the cream, mix well and simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  10. Serve hot.

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