Amritsari dal makhani Recipe

Amritsari Dal Makhani is a popular Punjabi dish made with black lentils, kidney beans, and a rich blend of spices. It is a creamy and flavorful dish that is often enjoyed with naan or rice. The lentils and beans are slow-cooked until tender and then simmered in a tomato-based gravy with aromatic spices. The addition of cream and butter gives it a velvety texture and enhances the taste. This hearty and comforting dish is perfect for a satisfying meal.

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Ingredients for Amritsari dal makhani Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Black Lentils
  • 0.06 cup Kidney Beans
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/4 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 cup Tomato Puree
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 1/2 tablespoon Cream
  • 1/2 tablespoon Butter
  • as required Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish
  • As required Salt To Taste

Directions: Amritsari Dal Makhani Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and soak the black lentils and kidney beans overnight.
  • STEP 2.Pressure cook the lentils and beans until soft and mushy.
  • STEP 3.In a separate pan, heat oil and add cumin seeds, ginger-garlic paste, and chopped onions. Saute until golden brown.
  • STEP 4.Add tomato puree, red chili powder, turmeric powder, and garam masala. Cook until the oil separates from the masala.
  • STEP 5.Add the cooked lentils and beans to the masala and simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  • STEP 6.Add cream and butter, and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • STEP 7.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with naan or rice.

Cooking Tips

  • Soaking the lentils and beans overnight helps in reducing the cooking time.
  • You can adjust the spice level according to your preference by adding more or less red chili powder.
  • For a smoky flavor, you can add a piece of charcoal to the dal and smoke it before adding cream and butter.

Storage and Serving

  • Amritsari Dal Makhani can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the dal on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.
  • Serve hot with naan, rice, or roti for a delicious and satisfying meal.
Nutrition
value
197
calories per serving
5 g Fat10 g Protein27 g Carbs7 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    5g
  • Protein
    10g
  • Carbs
    27g
  • Fiber
    7g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    27g
  • Protein
    10g
  • Fiber
    7g

Fats

  • Fat
    5g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    48mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    828mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    63mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    27mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    90mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    180mg
  • Selenium
    9mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp