Dal makhani

Dal makhani

Dal makhani is one of the most popular Indian dishes.Try out this amazing and super easy recipe that goes well with Naan or Jeera rice.


Try it yourself this Ramadan for your loved ones, and we are sure that your friends and family will love it for sure!

Ingredients for Dal Makhani Recipe:

  • 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


Pick, wash and soak sabut urad and rajma overnight in three cups of water. Drain.

Boil sabut urad and rajma in three cups of water with salt and half the red chilli powder (you can add half the ginger too if you wish) for three whistles in a pressure cooker. Open the lid and see if the rajma is totally soft. If not cook on low heat till the rajma becomes totally soft.

Heat butter and oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds. When they begin to change colour, add ginger, garlic and onion and sauté till golden.

Add slit green chillies, tomatoes and sauté on high heat. Add the remaining red chilli powder and sauté till the tomatoes are reduced to a pulp.

Add the cooked dal and rajma along with the cooking liquour. Add some water if the mixture is too thick. Add garam masala powder and adjust salt.

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

Serve hot.


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