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Dahl Makhani



6 portion(s)


  • 30 grams ginger, cut into 2cm pieces
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 onion, small
  • 2 big green chillis, chopped into pieces
  • 100 grams Urid Dahl (black lentils)
  • 50 grams kidney beans, canned
  • 100 grams tomato paste
  • 1/2 tablespoon garam masala
  • 50 grams cream


  • 3 cloves garlic, slit down the back
  • 50 grams Butter

Recipe's preparation

  1. Soak Urid dahl and kidney beans overnight in water

  2. Add Ginger, 2 cloves of garlic, onion and chillis to the bowl and chop for 5 secs on speed 7.

  3. Place lentils and kidney beans in the bowl and add enough water to cover them.

  4. Add tomato paste and garam masala.

  5. Cook for 20 minutes at 100 speed

  6. Whilst the dahl is cooking, temper your garlic and butter in a frying pan until brown.

  7. Once time is elapsed add tempering and cream and cook for an additional 15 minutes at 100




Server with Rice and/or Naan bread.


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  • I think it means cook till

    Submitted by danaleerainbow on 13. July 2016 - 16:48.

    I think it means cook till golden? Like caramelised 

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  • Hi there, I'm hoping to try

    Submitted by bp43 on 8. April 2014 - 14:55.

    Hi there, I'm hoping to try your recipe but I don't know what you mean by tempering the garlic & onion. Please let me know! Cheers, Bronte (Thermolady)

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