II Maa-ki-DaalII

Ingredients: ( Serves : 6)

  • 11/2 cups / 300 gms Black lentils, whole (Sabut urad daal)
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1tsp chili powder
  • 2tsp coriander powder
  • 2/3rd cup cream (malai)
  • 4tsp garlic paste
  • 4tsp ginger paste
  • 2 green chilies (sliced)
  • Salt to taste
  • 2/3rd cup tomato puree

Preperation :

  • Soak lentils for at least 3 hours.
  • Add 1.5 litres water to the lentils and cook over low flame till grains split.
  • Stir the lentils to mash them. Set aside.
  • Heat the butter, fry ginger and garlic pastes. Add green chilies, tomato puree, salt and chili powder. Cook for 2-3 minutes, add the boiled lentils. Cook further for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add chopped coriander and cream (leaving 1tbsp aside).
  • Serve hot garnished with reserved cream and accompanied by naan or tandoori roti.