Dal Pakhtooni Recipe , how to make pakhtuni dal at home,Sanjeev kapoor dal Pakhtoon

Dal Pakhtooni recipe with step by step photos: – Dal pakhtooni is a rich creamy tomato base black gram/urad dal recipe which I adopted from Sanjeev Kapoor’s cookbook.I guess the Origin of the recipe is Pakhtoon, Pakistan As the name suggest.dal-pkhtooni-recipe

This recipe is very similar to “dal Makhani” recipe.The process is same but I think each recipe has its own hero.Each recipe has that One unique thing which makes the recipe different from others.

Lentils are the most important part of the Indian,pakistani and afghani cuisine. Pakhtoon Or Pashtoon is the region I frankly considered as an origin of this Pakhtooni dal recipe, however, I am not sure about it.

Like many of you, I also love to try some signature Sanjeev Kapoor’s recipe and This recipe came in mind. I have read this recipe in cookbook and since then I want to try.dal-pkhtooni-recipe

Tomato is a base to make gravy for this dal Pashtun. This dal recipe has very prominent flavor of ginger and garlic.

This dal is VERY TIME CONSUMING recipe.I recommend you to prepare dal early so that you will have enough time to boil it again while serving . I have observe that following 2-3 times boiling procedure gives very Good taste to the dal.

So before moving to the recipe, the following are the main sections of this recipe.

  • Soak whole black urad overnight. boil it.
  • prepare gravy and dal.
  • Once your dal is done, Boil the dal again after 2 hours.

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Recipe Details for making Dal pakhtooni below:

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Dal Pakhtooni Recipe , Sanjeev Kapoor dal Pakhtoon
Prep Time
8 hr
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
8 hr 20 mins
 

Dal pakhtooni is a rich creamy tomato base black gram/urad dal recipe which I adopted from Sanjeev Kapoor's cookbook.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Pakistani
Servings: 2 cup [approx]
Author: Priya Jo
Ingredients
for tadka / tempering :
  • 1 tbsp ghee/clarified butter
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp coriander powder
other:
  • 2 cups black gram whole /kali urad dal
  • 1/2 cup fresh cream
  • 2-3 medium tomato puree
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp ginger paste
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 tbsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • fresh coriander for garnishing
  • water to boil dal
Instructions
  1. Soak urad dal for 7-8 hours.

  2. in Pressure Cooker, add soaked dal, 3-4 cups water, Salt and red chili powder. boil the dal for 5-6 whistles on medium flame.

  3. Once the dal is boiled enough, Mash it using spatula and keep it aside.

  4. Heat butter in Kadai.

  5. Add ginger and garlic paste.Saute it until brown.

  6. Add Tomato puree, Salt and a pinch of red chili powder.

  7. Cook tomato puree until all the water is absorbed.

  8. Add boiled dal and garam masala.

  9. Mix the dal well and boil it for 20 mins on medium flame.

  10. add cream.Mix it well. boil for 5 min .keep stirring.

  11. now, take a tadka pan and heat ghee.

  12. Add turmeric powder, red chili powder and coriander powder.

  13. Pour this tadka onto the dal.Garnish with coriander.

  14. Before serving, boil the dal again for 10 mins. Keep stirring while boiling the dal.

  15. serve hot.

Recipe Notes
  • Make sure your dal is soaked properly and soft enough after boiling.
  • After adding cream, Stir it continuously to mix cream with dal properly.
  • Boil your dal at least 2 times before serving to get the best taste.
  • You can use turmeric powder but it is totally optional.

Dal Pakhtooni Recipe, how to make pakhtuni dal at home step by step photos:- 

  1. Soak Urad dal for 7-8 hours.
  2. in Pressure Cooker , add soaked dal, 3-4 cups water,salt and red chili powder. boil the dal for 5-6 whistles on medium flame.dal-pkhtooni-recipe
  3. Once the dal is boiled enough, Mash it using spatula and keep it aside.
  4. Heat butter in kadai.dal-pkhtooni-recipe
  5. Add ginger and garlic paste.Saute it until brown.dal-pkhtooni-recipe
  6. Add Tomato puree,salt and a pinch of red chili powder.dal-pkhtooni-recipe
  7. Cook tomato puree until all the water is absorb.
  8. Add boiled dal and garam masala.dal-pkhtooni-recipe
  9. Mix the dal well and boil it for 20 mins on medium flame.
  10. add cream.Mix it well.  boil for 5 min .keep stirring.dal-pkhtooni-recipe
  11. now, take a tadka pan and heat ghee.
  12. Add turmeric powder,red chili powder and coriander powder.dal-pkhtooni-recipe
  13. Pour this tadka onto the dal.dal-pkhtooni-recipe
  14. Garnish with coriander.
  15. Before serving, boil the dal again for 10 mins. Keep stirring while boil the dal.
  16. serve hot.

Notes:

  • Make sure your dal is soaked properly and soft enough after boiling.
  • After adding cream, Stir it continuously to mix cream with dal properly.
  • Boil your dal atleast 2 time before servingto get best taste.
  • You can use turmeric powder but it is totally optional.

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