Sunday, June 3, 2007

Daal Makhani


1/2 toor dal
1/4 cup yellow moong dal
1/4 cup masoor dal
1 onion grated
2 green chillies sliced
1/4 tsp. ginger grated
1/2 tbsp. coriander finely chopped
1/2 tsp. cumin seeds
1/4 tsp. red chilli powder
3-4 tbsp. butter
salt Method

  1. Mix and wash dals well. Soak for 30 minutes.
  2. Pressure cook till soft but not overcooked. (Approx. 3 whistles)
  3. Mash a little with the back of a spoon, while hot.
  4. Heat butter in a deep pan.
  5. Add seeds, allow to splutter.
  6. Add onion, ginger and green chillies.
  7. Stir fry till soft, add masalas (red chillies and salt) and dals, mix well.
  8. Bring to a boil. Simmer for 3-4 minutes.
  9. Garnish with chopped coriander and lemon juice.
  10. Serve hot with rices, rotis, etc.
Making time: 30 minutes (excluding soaking & pressure cooking time) Makes: 3-4 servings

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