Feb 1, 2009


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


Srikitchen said...

really a goo dish which i love ever

notyet100 said...

lovely click,..

Varsha Vipins said...

Looks so tasty n rich..I made it with moong dal last week..:)

Vaishali said...

I make a vegan version of this: used to be my favorite dish. Yours looks delicious, Rekha.

Kannada Cuisine said...

Dal Makhani.. looks yummy.. just love it

Vidhya said...

thats really yum. Could you please pass on the plate here :)

Cham said...

I love this dish with roti

Andhra Flavors said...

abbaa miru chalaa fast andi roju ko post. nakaite asalu monthly once kudaa kudaratledu.
dha makhani chudataniki bavundi.
rojuko variety.

Unknown said...

looks yummy..

Indian Khana said...

Looks yum....pic is nice

Shama Nagarajan said...

lovely dish..yumyum

Deepthi Shankar said...

i love dal makhani .. looks delicious Rekha

Sunshinemom said...

Warm and inviting dal makhani!!

lubnakarim06 said...

Makes me drool.

Jaishree Iyer said...

I love dal makhani .Yours Looks so tasty n rich rekha:)

Pavithra Kodical said...

Looks delicious and creamy :)

CurryLeaf said...

This is my kind of dish,very perfect and healthy.
Send it to Susan@wellseasoned cook site for MLLA -8th helping

Unknown said...

love dal makhni, i have yet to try this recipe with urad dal.Looks lovely and comforting.

vandana rajesh said...

I just love dal makhani whether with rice or roti it goes so well.

Priya Suresh said...

Looks delicious, yet to try this, its in my to do list from long..gorgeous click..

Laddoo said...

This was a wonderful recipe.Check out some more delicious Dal Makhani Recipes here.