Restaurant style Daal makhni

Lets take a break from all the meat and try this Restaurant Style Daal Makhni Recipe at home. #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion #Olpers

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  • Sabut mong daal (Whole green lentil) 1 Cup (soaked for 3 hours)
  • Lal lobia (Red kidney beans) ½ Cup (soaked overnight)
  • Water 1 & ½ litre or as required
  • Boiling water as required
  • Tamatar (Tomatoes) 3 large
  • Cooking oil 3-4 tbs
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) 1 tsp
  • Adrak (Ginger) chopped 1 tbs
  • Lehsan (Garlic) chopped 4 cloves
  • Pyaz (Onion) chopped 2 medium
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Haldi powder (Turmeric powder) ½ tsp
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Dhania powder (Coriander powder) 1 tsp
  • Kashmiri lal mirch powder (Kashmiri red chilli powder) 1 & ½ tsp
  • Zeera powder (Cumin powder) ½ tsp
  • Chicken powder 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder ½ tsp
  • Water 1 Cup or as required
  • Makhan (Butter) 3 tbs
  • Olper’s Dairy Cream ¼ Cup
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped 1-2 tbs
  • Olper’s Dairy Cream
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped
  • Adrak (Ginger) julienne
  • Hari mirch (Green chilli) sliced 1-2


In a pot,add whole green lentil,red kidney beans,water,mix well & bring it to boil.

Remove scum,cover & cook on low flame until tender (approx. 40-45 minutes) (approx.1 cup water should be left).

Remove head of tomatoes & make cuts with the help of knife.

In boiling water,add tomatoes & blanch for 4-5 minutes then remove skin.

In blender jug,add blanched tomatoes,puree tomatoes & set aside.

In a clay pot,add cooking oil,cumin seeds & mix well.

Add ginger,garlic,mix well & sauté until light golden.

Add onion,mix well & fry until translucent.

Add salt,turmeric powder,red chilli powder,coriander powder,kashmiri red chilli powder,cumin powder, chicken powder,garam masala powder,mix well & cook for a minute.

Add tomato puree,mix well & cook until oil separates (2-3 minutes).

Add boiled lentil & beans mixture and mix well.

Mash well with the help of wooden masher.

Add water and mix well,cover & cook on low flame for 12-15 minutes.

Turn off the flame,add butter,cream & mix well.

Turn on the flame,add fresh coriander,cover & simmer on low flame for 2-3 minutes.

Garnish with cream,fresh coriander,ginger,green chilli,butter & serve!

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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