Dal Makhani Recipe

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1 cup whole urad daal (urad sabut)
1tbsp Red kidney beans (Rajma)
1 onion finely chopped
1 tomato finely chopped
1" Ginger piece
green chilies 2-3 finely chopped
chopped coriander leaves
4-5 flakes Garlic paste
1/2 cup stirred curd
1/2 cup fresh stirred cream (malai)
2tbsp butter
1tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/2tsp turmeric powder
1/2tsp Garam masala
Red chili powder to taste
1/2tsp dhania powder
Salt to taste


• Soak rajma in water overnight.
• Add water & little salt and pressure-cook Rajma and urad daal till soft for about 20-25 minutes. Mash and boil again for 15-20 minutes and add curd and cream to the daal.
• Now in kadhai heat oil, splutter cumin seeds and add garlic paste, fry till light brown. Add onions and fry till golden brown.
• Now add ginger, green chilies and tomatoes and fry till tomatoes soften.
• Now add dry masalas (turmeric powder, chili powder, dhania powder & salt) and fry again for a moment.
• Add daal and stir on medium flame. As soon as it starts boiling remove from the gas.
• Sprinkle garam masala powder and garnish daal makhni with coriander and add butter.
• Serve daal makhni hot with paratha, naan or rice.

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Reviews on Dal Makhani Recipe

Many times I make Dal Makhani in the lunch time with the same method which I get from this web page, really it is delicious in taste as well, no any ingredients in this recipe which I have to buy from the market.
yusrah - khi 4/12/2017 6:14:44 AM
my father likes to desi dishes very much so that’s why I keep on trying new kinds of dishes for him and this time I tried this one. He liked it a lot which made me happy.
Nahid - Nairobi 5/7/2017 1:29:17 PM
It’s looking delicious dish of daal makhni which mine family must like to eat that because it makes with the much spice that they really like to eat
eman - panjab 5/10/2017 4:02:11 PM
What a great thing it could be if you have a yummy plate of daal makhani in front of you??? Nothing can replace it Of course! Thank you so much for sharing this recipe.
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Rameen - Karachi 5/29/2017 5:29:09 PM
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Mah Jabeen - Karachi 5/31/2017 6:33:19 PM
I made the many recipes by the following this site and now i have the new one recipe to make dal makhni which I never made before
afeeha - karachi 6/8/2017 1:02:57 AM
Now we easily make this dal makhani at home with the easy method so now we don’t have to get any trouble to get buy that from the market
Qaisara - Wazirabad 5/2/2018 1:54:16 PM
Here we have the whole easy recipe to make daal makhni that we easily make that at home by this easy method and lots ingredients as we like that
sameena - karachi 5/11/2018 6:41:30 AM
All of us friends are going to have a party in our university on Monday. I was looking for some easy to follow and tasty recipes of dal makhani. So I better make these rolls for the party
Hamna - Sahiwal 5/13/2018 11:50:08 PM

Dal Makhani Recipe

Dal Makhani Recipe - Dal Makhani is a popular full course meal that originates from Punjab. It is known as a staple food. The major ingredients in Dal Makhani recipe are urad daal (whole black lentils), Rajma (red kidney beans), onions, tomatoes, ginger, green chilies, stirred curd, cream, butter, cumin seeds, turmeric powder, Garam Masala, red chili powder, dhania powder, and salt. Dal Makhani recipe gets its rich flavor and aroma from the use of cream and stirred curd. Dal Makhani recipe takes 2 to 3 hours to prepare. Dal Makhani should be served hot after garnishing with garam masala powder, coriander, and butter. You can serve Dal Makhani recipe with boiled rice, Naan, or paratha. Prepare this delicious and tempting Dal Makhani from our given recipe at home.