Maa Ki Dal Video

Maa Ki Dal Video

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Maa Ki Dal, flavoured with tangy tomatoes, curds and cream- it’s a rich feeling you can enjoy. Ensure that the beans and dal are soaked well overnight.


Recipe Description for Maa Ki Dal

Soaking Time:  Overnight
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Makes 5 servings
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For Maa ki Dal
3/4 cup whole urad (whole black lentil) , soaked overnight and drained
2 tbsp rajma (kidney beans) , soaked overnight and drained
1 tbsp oil
2 tbsp butter
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1 small stick cinnamon (dalchini)
2 cloves (laung / lavang)
3 cardamoms (elaichi)
2 green chillies , slit
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1/2 tsp ginger-garlic (adrak-lehsun) paste
1 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 1/2 cups fresh tomato pulp
1/2 tsp garam masala
salt to taste
1/2 cup fresh cream

For Serving With Maa ki Dal
butter naan
jeera rice


For maa ki dal

  1. To make {span class="bold1"}maa ki dal{/span}, heat the oil and butter in a pressure cooker and add the cumin seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, green chillies, onions and ginger-garlic paste and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the chilli powder, turmeric powder and tomato pulp, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the garam masala, urad, rajma, salt and 1 cup of water, mix well and pressure cook on high flame for 6 whistles.
  5. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  6. Add the fresh cream, mix well and mash it lightly.
  7. Cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  8. Serve the {span class="bold1"}maa ki dal{/span} hot with parathas or butter naan or jeera rice.

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