Black Lentil (Dal Makhni)

Here is another healthy Lentil. Well Black Lentils are heavy to digest, hence they keep you full for longer, its thick tecture can be served with roti, rotla and rice also. so here we go.

Ingredients (Serves 4)

  • 1 cup whole black lentil
  • Handful red beans
  • Ginger chilly paste
  • 1 Tbsp Ghee
  • 1 Tbsp Butter
  • 2 crushed tomatoes
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp dhana jeera powder
  • 1/2 tsp tumeric powder
  • Water
  • Chopped coriander


  • Wash and soak the lentil beans over night, pressure cook them for 5 whistles on low flame.
  • Add tbsp ghee in a pan, once heated add the ginger chilly paste, roast it until its golden brown
  • add the crushed tomato, salt, chilli powder, tumeric powder dhana jeera powder and mix well, let it cook for 7 mins.
  • Add the boiled lentil beans in the pan, add water  and butter bring it to a boil, you will defintely smell the aroma of ghee and butter.
  • Thats ready to serve.