Daal Makhni

Daal Makhni

Bhabi’s Kitchen is bringing you a simple yet delicious recipe of preparing Daal Makhni. Full of nutrition and proteins, this recipe is healthy as well as tasty. Try it at home with tawa-hot chapaties and your favorite chutney.

Cuisine: Asian – Punjabi

Type: Main Dish / Gravy



s. no Ingredient Quantity
1 Kidney Beans (lobia) ¼ cup, soaked and cooked
2 Black Masoor Daal ½ cup
3 Turmeric Powder 1 teaspoon
4 Salt To taste
5 Red Chili Powder ½ teaspoon
6 Ginger Garlic Paste 1 tablespoon
7 Fresh Cream ¼ cup
8 Coriander Leaves For garnish
9 Green Chilies 4-5, halved
10 Garlic Cloves 4-5
11 Butter 2 tablespoon
12 Cumin Seeds 1 teaspoon


Procedure for preparing Daal Makhni:

  1. Boil kidney beans till tender and soft.
  2. Soak Black Masoor Daal for one hour.
  3. Take a pot and put masoor daal with turmeric powder, salt, red chili powder and ginger garlic paste.
  4. Let it cook on low flame till it’s cooked and tender. Once cooked, add cooked kidney beans, fresh cream and mix. Now turn the flame off.
  5. In a separate pan, heat butter and fry cumin seeds. Once they start to crackle, add green chilies & garlic cloves. Bhagaar is prepared.
  6. Pour this bhagaar over cooked daal. Garnish it with chopped coriander leaves.

Tip: Serve scrumptious Daal Makhni with zeera rice or chapatti with fresh salad of your choice.

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