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A very rich and nice dal preparation Sultani dal, Mughlai influenced simple tadka dal with extra flavors of smoky pan leaf and charcoal.Specially served for Kings.

About Recipe

How to make DAL SULTANI

(4 ratings)
11 reviews so far
Prep time
6 mins
Cook time
15 mins
Total time
21 mins
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Daal
Servings : 6 persons
Published date : December 03, 2018

Ingredients used in DAL SULTANI
• Toor dal - 1 cup.
• Butter - 1 tablespoon.
• Ghee - 2 teaspoons.
• Cloves - 3 numbers.
• Cardamom - 5 numbers.
• Cumin seeds - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Garlic (chopped) - 4 cloves.
• Onion (chopped) - 1 number.
• Salt - to taste.
• Turmeric powder - 1 pinch.
• Green chilli - 3 numbers.
• Milk - 1/2 cup.
• Yogurt - 3/4 cup.
• Sugar - 1/2 tablespoons.
• Saffron water - 1 tea spoon.
• Cream - 1/4 cup.
• Spring onions - 1 tablespoon.
• Betel leaf - 2 numbers.
• Charcoal - 1 number.
• Garam masala - 1/2 tea spoon.
  • First, boil the tour dal and keep it aside. Heat butter and ghee in a pan add cloves, cardamom, cumin seeds when cumin seeds splutter and add chopped garlic, saute it then add chopped onions, salt, turmeric, green chili saute it for few minutes.
  • Then add boiled tour dal, once the dal is cooked add milk, beaten yogurt put the lid on and let it comes to boil.
  • Adjust the seasoning and add sugar, saffron water, cream, chopped spring onions.
  • In a steel bowl put the betel leaf and put this bowl on top of dal, and a small piece of charcoal on it, sprinkle garam masala powder while smoking pour 1 teaspoon of ghee on it and immediately cover it and switch off the flame and keep for ten minutes.
  • Remove the steel bowl and mix the dal once.

Serve it with rice.

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Jazna Jalil Posted on Fri Sep 19 2014

Simplistically brilliant! Will try this weekend...thank you!?

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anwar uddin Posted on Sat Sep 20 2014

Very nice?

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anwar uddin Posted on Sat Sep 20 2014

Very nice?

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kpanupama Posted on Sat Sep 20 2014

What if there is no Char coal? Any other tadka is possible??

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Denis Ri Posted on Sat Sep 20 2014

I'm from Russia, and I love Indian food. Be sure to prepare this masterpiece. Thanks for the recipe!?

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Anni Benni Posted on Sat Sep 20 2014

Wow !! Amazing. ?

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BearSugarx Posted on Tue Sep 23 2014

can you put the ingredients on please? =/?

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Wendy yaksic yañez Posted on Thu Oct 09 2014

Amazing, amazing, amazing! !!.be sure I Will do it. I ' m in love of your chics.Best regards?

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vishal gupta Posted on Tue Oct 14 2014

will try this for sure and post my experience?

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Kohan Killetz Posted on Tue Oct 28 2014

I remember my first Vah Chef video... Goat Brain Fry. Every recipe of his I've ever used is wonderful, I particularly love the curd cake?

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Ranjani Ramanujam Posted on Sat Jul 25 2015

Just mindblowing, just wonderful!?

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