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Dal Maharani Recipe By Cooking Teach

Dal Maharani | How to Make Dal Maharani

Home-Made Tasty Maharani Dal is a Indian recipe. It is very famous everywhere and very simple to make. Here are the methods to make this tasty yummy maharani dal at home.


Method to prepare in a microwave

  • To make this home made tasty Maharani dal, Wash dal 4 times till you get transparent water.
  • Soak overnight in warm water. Drain.
  • Mix dal with 5 cups of water in a large bowl.
  • Add salt.
  • Microwave, covered, on HIGH for 40 minutes until the dal is cooked.
  • Mash dal lightly.
  • Add butter, ginger and garlic paste, chilli powder, kasoori methi and tomato puree.
  • Microwave on HIGH for 6 minutes. Stir well.
  • Add 1/2 cup cream.
  • Microwave on 600w for another 3 minutes.
  • Serve hot with the remaining cream on top.
  • Sprinkle garam masala.
  • Serve hot with chapatis.

 In a Cooker


  • 1 cup urad dal
  • 3 cups water
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 big onion finely chopped
  • Finely chopped 2 big tomatoes
  • 2 and 1/2 tbsp garlic crushed
  • 2 and 1/2 tbsp ginger crushed
  •  salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp turmeric powder (haldi)
  • 2 tbsp green chilli paste
  • kasoori methi 2 tbsp 
  • 2 tbsp mustard oil
  • 3/4 cup cream
  • 2 tbsp garam masala

Method To Prepare In A Cooker

  • Wash dal 4 times in a water till you get transparent water.
  • Now, take a cooker, add dal, mustard oil, turmeric powder, salt and green chilli paste.
  • Pressure it for 4 whistles.
  • Now, take a pan add oil, chopped onion, crushed garlic and ginger.
  • Cook it till brown.
  • Now, add chopped tomatoes and cook it till tomatoes are soft and brown.
  • Now put this into a cooker.
  • Pressure for 1 whistle.
  • Put this into a bowl.
  • Sprinkle a garam masala .
  • Serve hot with a cream.
  • Serve with chapatis or rice.