Thursday, September 06, 2012

Creamy Dal Makhani shared from Delhi Cooked in Singapore :-)

this post is about Dal Makhani the one prepared by my younger sister ,this recipe was shared by her on phone .I thought of preparing the same Dal Makhani which I have blogged here,but then at last minute i changed my plan  and thought of asking her the recipe
.This one is very simple recipe and together with missi roti ,paratha or naan tastes good with some kabab on the side.;-)

recipe source my sister
preparation time half hour 
cooking time forty mins 
Ingredient for the dal 
One cup  urad dal (soaked overnight )
half cup rajma ( soaked overnight )
one small onuion chopped 
one tbsp minced garlic 
one tbsp minced ginger 
salt as per taste 
pressure cook the soaked dal and rajma with onion,ginger,garlic and salt 
once done remove form and let it cool .
mash it with a ladle and strain the water
keep the water aside

Ingredient for the tempering /tadka
paste of one onion 
paste of two tomato 
one tbsp ginger garlic and green chili paste 
cumin seeds one 
asafoetida pinch 
bay leaves two crushed 
dried red chili one crushed 
turmeric powder half tsp
coriander powder half tsp 
garam masala one tsp
one tbsp oil/butter/ghee
for home made cream
 half cup full cream milk
heat milk in non stick saucepan
let it simmer on low flame for 15 to 20 minutes 
till it thickens and becomes creamy 
ingredients to be added before serving 
butter one tbsp 
home made cream two tbsp/
(optional home made cream can be substituted with cooking cream )
heat oil in non stick wok
lower the flame and add cumin seeds,asafoetida,bay leaves and crushed red chili
once it starts splutering add onion paste and fry for a minute 
add ginger garlic paste followed by tomato paste and the powdered masala 
keep frying till oil is seen along the sides ,add cooked dal and let it boil for 10 to 15 mins
before serving sprinkle garam masala and add butter and home made cream.
let it simmer for five minutes and serve warm with paratha .

These days Advay helps me a lot in the kitchen ,sharing one of such moment
That's all friends,wish you all happy week ahead
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