Dal Makhni Paneer Recipe

Dal Makhni Paneer is a rich and creamy dish made with black lentils, kidney beans, and paneer (Indian cottage cheese). It is cooked in a tomato-based gravy with a blend of aromatic spices. This dish is a popular choice in Indian restaurants and is best enjoyed with naan or rice.

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Ingredients for Dal Makhni Paneer Recipe

  • 0.08 cup Black Lentils
  • 1/25 cup Kidney Beans
  • 33.33 gram Paneer, Cubed
  • 0.33 tablespoon Oil
  • 0.17 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 0.17 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 0.17 Onion, Chopped
  • 0.17 cup Tomato Puree
  • 0.17 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 0.08 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 0.17 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 0.33 tablespoon Cream
  • 0.33 tablespoon Chopped Coriander Leaves

Directions: Dal Makhni Paneer Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Soak black lentils and kidney beans overnight. Pressure cook until soft.
  • STEP 2.Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds, ginger-garlic paste, and chopped onions. Saute until onions turn golden brown.
  • STEP 3.Add tomato puree, red chili powder, turmeric powder, and garam masala. Cook until the oil separates.
  • STEP 4.Add the cooked lentils, kidney beans, and paneer. Simmer for 10-15 minutes.
  • STEP 5.Garnish with cream and coriander leaves. Serve hot with naan or rice.

Cooking Tips

  • You can add a dollop of butter or cream for extra richness.
  • For a smoky flavor, you can add a piece of charcoal and smoke the dish before serving.
  • Soaking the lentils and beans overnight helps in faster cooking.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover dal makhni paneer can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat in a pan or microwave before serving.
  • Serve hot with naan, rice, or roti.
Nutrition
value
240
calories per serving
13 g Fat17 g Protein14 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    13g
  • Protein
    17g
  • Carbs
    14g
  • Fiber
    3g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    14g
  • Protein
    17g
  • Fiber
    3g

Fats

  • Fat
    13g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    425mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    298mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    97mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    11mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    52mg
  • Manganese
    1mg
  • Phosphorus
    294mg
  • Selenium
    21mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
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