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Pakistani kali dal recipe

Kali Dal Ingredients

  • Pakistani kali dal recipe
    Pakistani kali dal recipe

    kaali masoor1cup

  • garlic 1tbsp
  • ginger 2tbsp
  • tomato 2medium chopped
  • green chillies 34
  • garlic cloves 45
  • salt1&a half teaspoon
  • red chili powder 1tsp
  • haldi half teaspoon
  • zeera powder 1tsp
  • garam masala half teaspoon
  • black pepper half teaspoon

How to make Kali Dal

  • Wash and soak dal for half an hour.in a pressure cooker add the dal,salt,haldi,garlic paste,chopped tomato,red chili powder and 3cups water and cook for at least 15 min.
  • When it is half cooked add ginger paste,garam masala,black pepper and zeera powder and cook for 10 more minutes.
  • Cook the daal till the desired consistency.
  • For tarka(tempering) add sliced garlic cloves and green chillies in oil and add to the daal.
  • serve with rice.

Dal Makhani Recipe

Ingredients:

  • Dal Makhani Recipe
    Dal Makhani Recipe

    1/2 cup whole urad (whole black lentils)

  • 2 tbsp kidney beans
  • 1 cup low fat milk
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 cup onions, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 3/4 cup fresh tomato pulp
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • salt to taste

For the Garnish:

  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander leaves, chopped

Method:

  • Clean, wash and soak the whole urad and kidney beans overnight.
  • Drain and keep aside.
  • Combine the dals, and salt with 2 cups of water and pressure cook till the dals are overcooked.
  • Whisk well till the dal is almost mashed.
  • Add the milk and 1 cup of water and simmer for 10 minutes while stirring occasionally.
  • Heat the oil in a non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
  • When the seeds crackle, add the onions and ginger-garlic paste and saute till the onions turn golden brown.
  • Add the chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and tomato pulp with 1/4 cup of water and saute for 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Add this to the dal mixture and simmer for 10 to 12 minutes till the dal is thick and creamy.
  • Garnished with the coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot!
Dal Makhani Recipe
Dal Makhani Recipe