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Easy Traditional Dal Makhani

Dal makhani is a dish originating in New Delhi, India.  A relatively modern variation of traditional lentil dishes, it is made with urad dal (black lentil) and other pulses, and includes butter and cream. One bite of this flavorsome lentil goodness, your family & guests will be amazed.

Dhal or Dal refers to lentils and makhani translates to buttery. Dal makhani literally means buttery dal. Traditionally dal makhani is prepared by cooking lentils on wood/coal fire for several hours. This slow cooking for prolonged hours yield a creamy, thick and best tasting buttery dal.Making a good dal makhani is easy & needs only a few ingredients but it does take time as the lentils need to be slow cooked. So this is an amazing dish to make for a weekend or special festive meal. Serve this dal makhani with garlic butter naan, tandoori roti, roti, jeera rice or basmati rice. Click for Recipe ➡️