whole black gram (sabut urad dal, pottu minumulu) ---- 1/4 cup
Red kidney beans (rajma) ----- 1 tab sp
Ginger --- 1 inch piece chopped
Garlic --- 4 cloves chopped
Oil ---- 1 tab sp
Red chili powder --- 1/2 tea sp
Turmeric powder --- 1/4 tea sp
Salt to taste
butter --- 1 tab sp
Onion --- 1 small chopped
Tomato ---- 1 small chopped
green chilies -- 2 slit
cumin seeds --- 1 tea sp
Garam masala --- 1 /2 tea sp
fresh cream ---- 1 tab sp
Wash and soak urad and rajma for over night and pressure cook with ginger for 4 whistles let it cool then open and see if the rajma is totally soft,if not cook in a low flame till rajma become totally soft.
Heat oil and butter and oil in a frying pan and add cumin seeds when they begin to change the color then add chopped garlic, onion and fry till golden.
then add chopped tomato and slit green chilies and fry in a high heat now add red chili powder, turmeric powder mix well and add cooked dal and rajma add some water if the mixture is too thick and bring to a full boil then add garam masala and salt to taste .
Leave it on a very low flame till dals are totally soft and well blended.
Remove from heat and add cream on top and serve with any parata or naan
We enjoyed this dal Makhani with mooli parata