Dhaba Style Mah Ki Dal

60 minutes
Prep: 10 minutes+ soaking time | Cook: 50 minutes | Servings: 2


For Dal:

¾ cup Black Daal, soaked

2 tbsp Chana Daal, soaked

2 tbsp Kidney Beans, soaked

3 tbsp Ghee

1 inches Ginger, finely chopped

4-5 Garlic Cloves, finely chopped

3 Green Chillies, finely chopped

2 Onions, chopped

3 Tomatoes, chopped

Salt to taste

1 tsp Turmeric powder

1 tsp Red Chilli powder

1 tsp Coriander powder

For Garnish

Fresh Cream

Coriander Sprig


  • Soak the Dal overnight
  • Boil the Dal with Salt and turmeric powder in pressure cooker till mash consistency.
  • Heat Ghee in a pan, add ginger, garlic, onions and green chillies. Saute till translucent.
  • Add tomatoes, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder and salt. Saute for 4-5 minutes.
  • Add the cooked dal on the masala and very little water if required. Cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Serve hot in a bowl. Garnish with fresh cream and coriander sprig.