Dal Makhani Bukhara
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Author harika586 Yield No Value
Published Dec 4, 2007 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Veg-Main Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient Dall Standing Time 1 hour
Description: Dal Makhani, an amazing dish from Punjabi cuisine is prepared with lentils and beans combined with fresh cream (malai), spiced and cooked to get a creamy texture that enhances the flavor of the dish.

Recipe of Dal Makhani Bukhara

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Cumin 1 Teaspoons
Oil 1 Tablespoons
Cream 1 Cup
Butter 60 Grams
Salt 1 To Taste
Red Chilli Powder 10 Grams
Tomatoes Pureed 5 Numbers
Coriander Pdr 1 Tablespoons
Turmeric Optional 1 Piece
Garam Masala Whole Or Pdr 1 Teaspoons
Ginger Garlic Paste 2 Tablespoons
Kidney Beans 50 Grams
Black Grams 250 Grams


Thoroughly wash black grams, bengal grams and kidney beans. Then soak it in water (2 glasses) for about few hours . and cook till dal is cooked to mashable consistency
2heat oil in a heavy bottom pan.
3. add cumin ,garam masala(optional) ,you can skip garam masala and add little garam masala pdr at last .
5. Add ginger-garlic paste ,turmeric and add tomato puree and cook well for 10 min in medium flame covered 
6. Add chilli powder, and salt. Cook until the mixture thickens into pulpy sauce (about 3 mins).
7. Then add cooked grams and kidney beans to the mixture. Heat for 4-5 minutes. You can add a little water if you find it too thick.
8. Add the remaining butter  and cream and cook for 10 minutes.
  Dal Makhni is ready to serve.  you can increase the dal to tomato ratio if you want . 
Posted Dec 4, 2007

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Apr 11, 2014
I just love the outcome of this recipe. Fantabulous.... And a lot of my friends loved the outcome too.....

Dec 5, 2013
Hi I like all your recipes I tryed many of them it was really good thanks for the recipes

shilpi Jun 20, 2013
It turns out awesome..
I really love this method.Its easy and yummy...

Thanks a ton

bhupendeep Apr 22, 2012
Method mentions Bengal gram but there is no Bengal gram in the ingredient list

Komal Dec 18, 2011
Yummy! I made it for friends from Delhi who frequent Bukhara and they loved it.

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