Dal Makhani Or Maah Ki Dal


Dal Makhani Or Maah Ki Dal

Creamy smooth dal made from whole urad and rajma
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 4 people



  • Wash the whole black urad dal.
  • Semi crush the rajma(dry) in a mixer for 2-3 secs.
  • Pressure cook rajma and whole black urad with about 10 cups of water (whole urad needs lots of water to cook) adding 1/2 tsp salt and finely cut ginger up to 8 - 10 whistles.
  • Let the cooker cool off and check if the lentils are cooked thoroughly. If not add little water and keep on a low flame for 10 mins.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add jeera and let it blacken a bit.
  • Add asafoetida, green chillies and finely cut garlic and let it turn brown.
  • Add onion and fry till brown.
  • Add tomatoes, turmeric & coriander powder and dal makhani masala and stir well.
  • Add the cooked lentils adding appropriate salt.
  • Bring it to a boil.
  • Add butter and simmer for 5 mins and switch off the stove.
  • :- Sumptous Maah ki daal is ready!!!!!
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