Dal Nawabi recipe


  • Split black gram (White dhuli Dal) :- 1 cup
  • Bengal Gram (Channa Dal) :- ½ cup
  • Red Kidney bean (Rajma) :- ½ cup
  • Ginger (Adrak) :- 1 piece
  • Onions (Pyaj) :-4 nos
  • Garlic (Lasun) :-7-8 buds
  • Tomatoes (Tamatar) :- 6 nos
  • Tamarind (imli) :- as per taste
  • Green Chili (Hari mirch) :-2 nos
  • Coriander leaves (Dhania pati):-as required
  • Cottage cheese (Paneer):- 50 gm
  • Cumin seeds (jeera) :- 1 tsp
  • Curd (Dahi) :- ½ cup
  • Cream :- 1 cup
  • Turmeric powder (haldi) :- ½ tsp
  • Salt (Namak) :-2 tsp
  • Red chili powder (lal Mirchi) :- ½ tsp
  • Pepper powder (Kali Mirchi):- ½ tsp
  • Sugar :- 2 tsp
  • Clarified Butter (Ghee) :- 4 tbsp

Cooking Instructions

Take a container and put the kidney beans and Dal and soak it for close to 7 hours.

Make a mixture of garlic, ginger buds and onions.

Chop the tomatoes and green chilies finely.

Take tamarind and soak it in half cup water for close to half an hour.

Take all the soaked Dal and boil it in pressure cooker along with salt and turmeric. Once done remove it from flame and keep it aside.

In a pan, take some ghee, fry cottage cheese in it. Once done remove them out.

Using the same ghee, splutter cumin seeds. In it also add some onion paste, till it becomes pink in color.

In it add tomatoes and keep cooking it for a small duration

Add curd and keep stirring continuously.

In it add red chili powder, salt, black pepper powder, tamarind and sugar. Fry all these for a whole minute

Take little cream and cook it for a while.

Take all the boiled grams, cottage cheese and keep simmering it for 5 mns.

Once cooked, remove from flame and garnish it with coriander leaves. Serve it hot.

04 Mar 2011     2382 views     NON-Vegetarian       Pulses > moong

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