Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Makhni dal

Serves 4
1 cup black lentill (whole udad covered)
1 slitted green chilli
2-3 juvenile ginger pieces
1 Tblsp of coriander powder
3 Tbsp of butter
2-3 whole red chillies cut into pieces
1/4 cup of fresh cream
1tsp of garam masala

Soak lentill for about 2 -3 hours or overnight .Boil with salt and slitted green chilli and ginger.   if you soak for lesser hours boil lentill with 3 glasses of water for 1 hour else boil with 2 glasses of water for 30 minutes .

In another pan take 2 tbsp of butter let it melt . put whole red chilli and coriander powder . pour cooked daal and give one boil.  now mix cream and give another boil . 

note: traditionally makhni daal is boiled for longer hours in low flame to get actual flavour .

serve makhni daal hot with melted butter with butter naam or hot steamed rice .

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