Punjabi Cuisine - Maharani Dal

We've seen what Punjabi Cuisine is about and now we would see a great recipe prepared with lentils. This is rich creamy recipe which is not only tasty but healthy as well considering the amount of proteins that gets added in it.


1/4 cup - Rajma
1/4 cup - Whole Urad Dal
1/4 cup - Channa Dal
1 nos - Onions, chopped
2 nos - Tomatoes, chopped
3 nos - Green chillies, sliced
1/2 inch - Ginger, Grated
Salt To taste
1 Pinch - Turmeric Powder
1 tsp - Red chilli powder
Corainder leaves
1 tbsp - Butter
1/4 cup - Cream
1/4 tsp - Cumin Seeds
1/4 tsp - Mustard Seeds

Cooking Instructions :

- Soak rajma, urad daal and chana dal overnight.
- Pressure cook the urad dal, chana dal and rajma. Mash them a little. Keep aside.
- Heat butter in a pan, add mustard seeds and cumin seeds and fry until they splutter. Add ginger and chillies.
- Fry for few minutes. Add chopped onions and tomatoes. Cook until done.
- Add salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and stir well.
- Add the mashed dals and boil for few minutes.
- Add cream, corainder leaves and mix well. Serve the dal maharani hot with roti or Naan.

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