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Dal Makhani

Dal Makhani
Prep Time
30 Mins + Overnight
Cook Time

45 Mins

Dal makhani is delicacy from punjab filled with rich proteins and fiber .Traditionally lentils and beans are generally soaked overnight or for atleast 8 hours and gently simmered on low heat along with ginger, garlic and a few other spices.
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  • Whole black lentils 1 cup
  • Butter 3 tbsp
  • Medium onion 1 chopped
  • Green finger chilies 2 chopped
  • Garlic cloves 2 chppped
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric ½ tsp
  • Hot chili powder ¼ tsp
  • Red kidney beans 1 cup
  • Ginger 1 tsp
  • Garam masala 1 tsp
  • Milk 1 cup
  • Coriander leaves 1 hand full

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Cooking Directions

  1. Soak the lentils and red beand in water overnight.

  2. Boil both by adding 1 jug of water.

  3. Cover and simmer for half an hour, until the lentils are tender.

  4. In a pan, melt butter.

  5. Add the onion, chilies, garlic and fry for 7 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  6. Add the salt, turmeric, chili powder, half garam masala, and then add the lentils and remaining cooking water.

  7. Mix and add the ginger.

  8. Fry over a medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, and simmer for 10 minutes.

  9. Sprinkle over the garam masala and put the remaining butter on top.

  10. Swirl in the milk and sprinkle over the coriander.

  11. Serve with naan.

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