Shahjahani Dal

Shahjahani Dal

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शाहजहानी दाल की रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Shahjahani Dal in Hindi) 

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This dal is named after the mughal emperor shahjahan. A truly magnificent creation, this dal is made with kabuli peas that have been boiled and pureed. Enjoy this dal with any pulao or parathas in true mughal style!

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Shahjahani Dal recipe - How to make Shahjahani Dal

Soaking time:  overnight   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings

  1. Combine the kabuli chana, 2 cups of water and salt and pressure cook for 5 whistles.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  3. Blend the kabuli chana along with the water in which they are cooked in a mixer to a coarse paste. Keep aside.
  4. Heat the ghee in a deep kadhai, add the caraway seeds and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  5. Add the onions, cloves, cardamom and cinnamon, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  6. Add the turmeric powder, chilli powder and coriander-cumin seeds powder, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 1 more minute.
  7. Add the kabuli-chana mixture, salt and green chilli paste, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  8. Add the fresh cream, garam masala and coriander, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  9. Serve hot.

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Shahjahani Dal
 on 06 Oct 20 11:33 PM

What a luxurious yet simple to prepare dal! It is very warming and velvety with the mellow chick pea being the star of the show!
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks so much for trying our recipe, it means a lot to us. Keep trying more recipes and sharing your feedback with us.
07 Oct 20 08:33 AM
Shahjahani Dal
 on 10 Apr 15 05:11 PM

Perfect texture as dal, and rich in flavors, and its CHICK PEAS. Just awesome in taste. Best tasted with parathas along with pickle.
Shajahani Dal ( Mughlai Khana )
 on 06 Mar 13 03:19 PM

I was not very sure about this dal recipe as who can imagine dal with CHICKPEAS!!....but hats off to Tarla aunty...this dal came out really delicious and soo easy...