Dal Makhani

Ingredients :

  • Whole black gram (sabut urad) 1/2 cup
  • Red kidney beans (rajma) 2 tablespoons
  • Salt to taste
  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon
  • Ginger chopped 2 inch pieces
  • Nutralite Butter 3 tablespoons
  • Oil 1 tablespoon
  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic chopped 6 cloves
  • Onion chopped 1 large
  • Green chillies slit 2
  • Tomatoes 2 medium
  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon


Keep sabut urad and rajma in three cups of water for a day

Then boil that in three cups of water with salt and red chilli powder (1/2 teaspoon ) wait for three whistle in cooker.

Now take a pan , pour some butter and oil then add cumin seeds then after 2-3 min add onion , ginger and garlic and sauté till it turns golden

Now add green chilies, tomato and red chilli powder and sauté till the tomatoes are reduced to a pulp.

Now add the dal and rajma and a little water , then add salt and garam masala powder.

Simmer on low heat till the dals are totally soft and well blended.

Recipe by : Aritra Basu


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