dal bukhara recipe | how to make dal bukhara

dal Bukhara recipe | how to make dal Bukhara with detailed photos and video recipe. Very famous restaurant style dal recipe which almost similar to classic dal makhani recipe. The taste of dal Bukhara is very different than dal makhani because of its different preparation method. This dish was made by famous ITC maurya hotel in new delhi.

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dal Bukhara recipe | how to make dal Bukhara with detailed photos and video recipe. This recipe as I said is very close to dal makhani as the ingredients used in both recipes are almost same. “bukhara” has managed to attract their fans by their unique touch to the dishes and “dal bukhara” is one of them.dal-bukhara-priyascurrynation

being a dal chawal lover <3, I always wanted to try this recipe. I read this recipe on mr.sanjeevkapoor’s website. This is my humble attempt to make this classic dish in my own kitchen.

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meanwhile, check out my full dal recipes collection here including authentic panchmel dal and dal fry recipe.

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recipe card for dal bukhara recipe:

dal bukhara recipe
Prep Time
1 d 16 hrs
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
1 d 16 hrs 40 mins
 


Course: Main Course
Cuisine: delhi, Indian
Servings: 2 servings [approx]
Author: Priya Jo
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup whole black gram / kali urad dal
  • 2 cup water to soak dal
  • 1 cup water to boil dal
  • 1/2 cup water for the final dal mixture
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • a pinch of cumins
  • 1/4 tsp ginger chopped
  • 1 tsp garlic chopped
  • 2 medium green chilies
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes puree
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1/8 tsp chat masala
  • 1/2 tsp kasoori methi
  • 1/2 cup fresh cream
other:
  • 1 charcoal
  • 1/2 tsp ghee /clarified butter
Instructions
  1. soak your dal for 4-5 hours at least.

  2. Add dal to the pressure cooker and pressure cook it for 5-6 whistles.

  3. heat oil in pan.

  4. add cumin when they crackle, add ginger.

  5. add green chilies and garlic.

  6. add chopped onions.saute it for a while.

  7. add tomato puree.

  8. add garam masala, turmeric powder and red chili powder.

  9. add coriander powder and salt to taste.

  10. add kasoori methi.

  11. mix and cook the mixture for 3 mins.

  12. add boiled dal.

  13. add some water and mash a little bit.

  14. boil the dal for 25-30 mins on medium flame.

  15. add fresh cream .

  16. you can serve the dal as it is or after ading charcoal flavor to the dal.

Recipe Notes

how to bring charcoal flavor in dal bukhara:

  • secure firmly a small piece of the coal between a tong.
  • heat it in the flame till it becomes red hot.
  • Method-1
    • now place the red-hot coal in a small steel bowl. place this bowl on top of the cooked dal bukhara in the cooker.
  • Method - 2
    • place some onion slices on dal as shown in the video and place the red-hot charcoal on onion slice.
  • pour a few tsp of ghee (oil or butter) on the coal and quickly cover the lid of the cooker tightly.
  • keep for a few minutes and then open the lid.
  • if you want a pronounced charcoal flavor in the dal bukhara, then you have to keep for a few minutes more.

how to make dal bukhara recipe with step by step photos:

  1. soak your dal for 4-5 hours at least.
  2. Add dal to the pressure cooker and pressure cook it for 5-6 whistles.dal-bukhara-priyascurrynation dal-bukhara-priyascurrynation
  3. heat oil in pan.
  4. add cumin when they crackle, add ginger.dal-bukhara-priyascurrynation
  5. add green chilies and garlic.dal-bukhara-priyascurrynation
  6. add chopped onions.saute it for a while.dal-bukhara-priyascurrynation
  7. add tomato puree.dal-bukhara-priyascurrynation
  8. add garam masala, turmeric powder and red chili powder.dal-bukhara-priyascurrynation
  9. add coriander powder and salt to taste.dal-bukhara-priyascurrynation
  10. add kasoori methi.dal-bukhara-priyascurrynation
  11. mix and cook the mixture for 3 mins.dal-bukhara-priyascurrynation
  12. add boiled dal.
  13. add some water and mash a little bit.dal-bukhara-priyascurrynation
  14. boil the dal for 25-30 mins on medium flame.dal-bukhara-priyascurrynation
  15. add fresh cream.dal-bukhara-priyascurrynation
  16. you can serve the dal as it is or after ading charcoal flavor to the dal.

how to bring charcoal flavor in dal bukhara:

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  • secure firmly a small piece of the coal between a tong.
  • heat it in the flame till it becomes red hot.dal-bukhara-priyascurrynation
  • Method-1
    • now place the red-hot coal in a small steel bowl. place this bowl on top of the cooked dal bukhara in the
      cooker.
  • Method – 2
    • place some onion slices on dal as shown in the video and place the red-hot charcoal on onion slice.dal-bukhara-priyascurrynation
  • pour a few tsp of ghee (oil or butter) on the coal and quickly cover the lid of the cooker tightly.
  • keep for a few minutes and then open the lid. if you want a pronounced charcoal flavor in the dal
    bukhara, then you have to keep for a few minutes more.

 

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