Category: Dal
Rating: 3.75
Servings: 1


1 cup urad or mah dal
1 inch ginger
12 cloves garlic
1 water
1 salt
1 ghee
1 green chili
1 garam masala
1 turmeric

Directions: How to Cook Mah Ki Dal (Whole Black Beans)

1. Clean, wash and add the dal to boiling water. 2. Add turmeric, salt, finely chopped ginger (half of it) and garlic and cook on medium heat for 2 ~ 3 hours or pressure cook at 15lb. for 1/2 hour. 3. Uncover, cook further in same pan on a slow fire for 1/2 hour, stir and mash every now and them till a creamy consistency is achieved. 4. Heat the ghee, add remaining ginger, stir, add sliced onions, chili, and fry till golden brown. 5. Add cumin or coriander (opt). Pour over dal just before serving.

Recipe By : Somesh Rao

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Recent comments and reviews for this recipe:

priti writes:

it turned out great! the serving size is wrong - it's about 4 servings.

Posted on 01 Jul 2009, 17:30 ET

sid writes:

Poorly written. For first time chefs you must at least tell quantity of each ingrent, including, how much water to start with. One cup? Two Cups? Three cups for evey cup of black beans?

Posted on 05 Sep 2009, 16:20 ET

sach writes:

thanks to you , you made our day perfect ! we had your dal makhni with tandoori chicken ! perfect ! good man !

Posted on 18 May 2010, 15:16 ET

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