2009/12/10

DAL MAKHANI


I learnt this yummy recipe from my bengali friend .

INGREDIENTS :

Black whole urat dal -- 1 cup
Black rajma - 1 cup

TO GRIND :

Onion - 1 big
Tomato - 2big
Green Chillies - 3
Fresh cream -- 1/4 cup
Whole garam masala - 2 tsps
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Chilli powder -- 2 tsps
Salt to taste
Cashews - -2
Kuskus - - 1/2 tsp
Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
Ginger-garlic paste -- 1 tsp

Soak dal and rajma overnight .

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Pressure cook dal and rajma for 4 whistles. Strain the stock and keep aside . Use this for grinding masala.
2) Heat oil in a kadai . Add chopped onion and saute till tender.
3) Add all the grinded masala and little water . Once it starts boling add the cooked dal . Cover with the lid till the oil separates .

Add unsalted butter to it while serving .

25 comments :

Padma said...

Looks so creamy and delicious Shama... perfect with chapathis :)

Rohini said...

Dal Makhani looks yummy n simple!

Devasena Hariharan said...

I used to cook only dhall. dhall with rajma, is a good idea. Also fresh cream, would impart it a good flavour.

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

My kind of comforting homely food with rotis..looks good

Priya said...

Healthy and delicious dal makhani...looks yumm!

priya said...

Dal makhani looks delicious and tempting!!...love to have with rotis!

Mrs.Menagasathia said...

Nice recipe!!

kothiyavunu said...

Looks great & healthy 2!!Perfect with roti

Vidhya said...

Dhal Makhani looks yummy Shama

Sarah Naveen said...

Simply delicious..

Soma Pradhan said...

My fav Daal ...looks yummm

Nandini said...

Very healthy dish dear! Perfect with chapathi.

Gita said...

I love this Shama...looks yummy too :)

Tina said...

Makhani sounds great....

RAKS KITCHEN said...

I too like to have this once in a while,these days I reduce butter and cream and make plain dal :)

Akal's Saappadu said...

nice yummy dhal!!

Rekha shoban said...

Healthy one...

Sushma Mallya said...

looks delicious,perfect with roti

Yasmeen said...

I love dal makhani,super delish with parathas :D

Padhu said...

My favourite! I use channa dal also.
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Divya Vikram said...

Protein packed curry! looks delicious!

Usha said...

Looks delicious and inviting !

Anupama said...

Very simple yet tasty one Shama!

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

that's a yummy dish. good one.

Parita said...

I so love dal makhani with hot steaming rice :-)