Monday, March 4, 2013

Dal Makhani ( A Rich And Delicious Dal )



Ingredients:

Whole Black Gram( Sabut Udad) - 1/2 cup
Rajma - 1 Tablespoons
Ginger Grated - 1 inch
Oil - 1 Tablespoon
Butter - 3 Tablespoons
Salt To Taste
Cumin seeds - 1 Teaspoon
Onion Chopped - 2 medium
Tomatoes Chopped - 5 medium
Garlic Paste - 2 Teaspoons
Garam Masala - 1 teaspoon
Res Chilli Powder - 1 Teaspoon
Cream - 4 Tablespoons
Fresh Coriander Leaves - 1 Tablespoon

Method:

Soak sabut urad and rajma overnight in three cups of water overnight. Drain.

Pressure-cook the sabut urad and rajma in three cups of water with salt and half the grated ginger for eight whistles or till soft.

Heat oil and butter in a pan. Add cumin seeds. When they begin to change colour add onion and fry till golden brown.

Add remaining grated ginger, garlic and tomatoes. Sauté till tomatoes are well mashed and oil starts to leave the masala. Add cooked dals to this. Add two cups of water and salt, garam masala powder, red chilli powder  and simmer on very low heat for fifteen minutes.

Add Cream  and mix well .

Let the dal simmer for another five minutes. 

Garnish with coriander leaves and cream and serve hot with naan or parantha. 

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