Dal Makhani (Spicy Black Lentils)

Recipe by Sana7149
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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Clean, wash and soak the whole black lentils and kidney beans overnight. Drain and keep aside.
  • Combine the lentils and beans with salt and 2 cups of water and cook till the dals are overcooked. Whisk well till the mixture is almost mashed.
  • Heat the butter in a pan and add the cumin seeds.
  • When the cumin seeds crackle, add the green chillies, cinnamon, cloves, green cardamom, onions, ginger-garlic paste and sauté till the onions turn golden brown in color.
  • Add the chilli powder, turmeric powder and tomato puree and cook over a medium flame till the oil separates from the tomato gravy.
  • Add the dal mixture, water and salt if required and simmer for 10 t 15 minutes.
  • Add the cream and mix well.
  • Garnish with the cilantro and serve hot.
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