Dal Shahajahani

Dal Shahajahani

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This dal can also be made light by replacing the ghee with oil and the thickened milk with regular milk to the dal also.

Dal Shahajahani recipe - How to make Dal Shahajahani

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  1. Combine the coconut with 1 cup of hot water, mix well and keep aside for 50 minutes.
  2. Blend in a mixer till smooth and keep aside.
  3. In a deep pan, boil the milk till it reduces to half. Keep aside.
  4. Pressure cook the kabuli chana till they are cooked and soft. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid and mash the chana lightly.
  5. Keep aside.
  6. Heat the ghee in a kadhai and add the cardamoms, cloves and cinnamon and saute for few seconds.
  7. Add the onions and saute on a medium flame, till they turn transparent.
  8. Add the salt, chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala and green chillies, mix well and saute for more 2 minutes.
  9. Add the chana, mix well and bring the dal to boil.
  10. Add the coconut milk and the thickened milk, mix well and cook for 5 minutes.
  11. Serve ho garnished with coriander.