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Restaurant Style Tasty Dal Makhani Recipe

A popular North Indian Punjabi preparation, Dal Makhani literally translates to buttery lentils and is made with the combination of Whole Urad Dal, Chana Dal, and Rajma. This one is super-rich, as it loaded with ghee or butter and is generally made for special occasions. Here is the recipe.

Restaurant Style Tasty Dal Makhani Recipe

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Ingredients
3 servings
3/4 cup black urad dal
2 tsp rajma beans
1/4 cup tomato puree
1 onion chopped
2 tsp ginger garlic paste
1/2 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp homemade garam masala powder
4 tbsp butter
2 tbsp fresh cream
1/4 cup milk
1 green chili chopped (optional)
as needed salt
3/4 tsp cholae powder (optional)

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Restaurant Style Tasty Dal Makhani Recipe

Method:

  1. Soak urad dal along with rajma overnight
  2. Pressure cook both in a cooker with at least 2.5cups water and a little salt in medium-high flame for about 12 to 14 whistles
  3. Open and see the cooker for any leftover water. if there is any then let it simmer in the cooker without a lid for some time like 10 mins
  4. Then add milk and let it simmer with little mashing till creamy
  5. Meantime on another pan add half of the butter in medium flame add the chili powder, cholae(Gram) powder, and garam masala powder and give it a mix. take care not to burn
  6. Then add onions and saute till soft and pink
  7. Add ginger-garlic paste and saute for a minute
  8. Add the tomato puree and saute till oil starts to separate. switch off stove
  9. Now add the mixture to the simmering dal mix and let it cook for 5minutes
  10. Adjust seasoning, add cream, add remaining butter, green chili and switch off the stove
  11. Serve with hot plain steam rice, roti, onion lemon wedges, and enjoy

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