Dal Makhani

  • Dal Makhani
    • Veg
    • 4 People
    • 40 Mins.
  • Ingredients

    • ½ cup whole black gram (sabut urad)
    • 2 tablespoons red kidney beans (rajma)
    • Salt to taste
    • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
    • 2 inch pieces of ginger chopped
    • 3 tablespoons Nutralite butter
    • 1 tablespoon oil
    • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
    • 6 cloves garlic chopped
    • 1 large onion chopped
    • 2 slit green chillies
    • 2 medium tomatoes
    • 1 teaspoon garam masala powder

    Method to make Dal Makhani

    • 01

      Pick, wash and soak sabut urad and rajma overnight in three cups of water. Drain.

    • 02

      Boil sabut urad and rajma in three cups of water with salt, half the red chilli powder and half the ginger for 3 whistles in a pressure cooker.

    • 03

      Open the lid to check if the rajma is completely soft. If not, cook on low heat till the rajma turns soft.

    • 04

      Heat butter and oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds.

    • 05

      When they begin to change colour, add ginger, garlic and onion and sauté till golden.

    • 06

      Add slit green chillies, tomatoes and remaining chilli powder and sauté on high heat till the tomatoes are reduced to a pulp.

    • 07

      Add the cooked dal and rajma along with the cooking liqueur. Pour some water if the mixture is too thick.

    • 08

      Sprinkle garam masala and salt to taste. Simmer on low heat till the dals are totally soft and well blended.

    • 09

      Serve hot.