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Tuesday, January 2, 2018

The New Year Splurge Part 2

2017 began with butter chicken. It's only natural that 2018 begins with dal makhani! Happy new year guys.

Soak 1.5 cup of kali dal for 24 hours; drain and wash. Boil in low heat with salt; set aside.

Heat 2 spoons of butter, to which add 2 spoons of garlic paste, a spoon of chopped ginger, 2 spoons red chilli powder, 1 large tomato paste (or puree 4-5 spoons). Mix well until everything comes together. Then add dal, and stir vigorously. In the last 5 minutes of simmering, add a spoon of crushed kasuri methi. Garnished with fresh slices of ginger and a dollop of butter. It isn't "makhani" for nothing!

Utterly butterly delicious.