Maakhmi Dal Recipe-Sindhi Style Moong Dal

Maakhmi Dal is a sindhi style preparation of yellow moong dal with a spicy bhuna masala. Tastes great when served with Bhuga Chawal and Raita.

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Maakhmi Dal Recipe-Sindhi Style Moong Dal
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Maakhmi Dal, is the classic yellow moong dal cooked in sindhi style. Starting with a tadka of ghee and whole spices along with a robust bhuna masala of onions, tomatoes and dry masalas, this masala makes all the difference.

Serve this Maakhmi Dal, along with Phulka Recipe (Roti/Chapati) - Puffed Indian Bread and Tuk Patata - Aloo Took Recipe (Sindhi Styled Double Baked Crispy Potatoes) 

If you like this recipe, take a look at some more Sindhi recipes: 

  1. Sindhi Kuneh Ja Bhee Recipe (Lotus Stem Chaat)
  2. Suran Jo Kheemo Recipe (Sindhi Style Grated Yam Sabzi)
  3. Sindhi Style Chicken Curry Recipe

Cuisine: Sindhi
Course: Main Course
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Pressure Cooker
Prep in

30 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

45 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Yellow Moong Dal (Split) , washed and soaked
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
  • 2 Cloves (Laung)
  • 1 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds
  • 2 Onions , finely chopped
  • 2 Tomatoes , pureed
  • 2 teaspoon Ginger , chopped
  • 1 Green Chilli , finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 2 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • 2 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
  • 2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 2 tablespoons Mint Leaves (Pudina) , chopped
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1 cup Water

How to make Maakhmi Dal Recipe-Sindhi Style Moong Dal

  1. To begin making the Maakhmi Dal, wash and soak the moong dal for 30 minutes.

  2. In a pressure cooker, heat ghee on medium flame, add the cinnamon, cloves and cardamom. To this add onions and fry until they turn into a nice deep golden brown colour.

  3. Once the onions get the nice brown colour, add the turmeric powder and red chili powder. Mix well.

  4. Add the tomato puree at this stage and cook well, until the onion-tomato mix comes together.

  5. To this onion-tomato bhuna masala add coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala, chopped pudina leaves and add salt as required.

  6. Add the soaked and drained dal, and water and close the pressure cooker.

  7. Pressure cook for 2 whistles and turn off the flame.  Allow the pressure to release naturally. 

  8. Once you open the pressure cooker, mash the dal with the potato masher and mix well. 

  9. Serve this Maakhmi Dal, along with Phulka Recipe (Roti/Chapati) - Puffed Indian Bread and Tuk Patata - Aloo Took Recipe (Sindhi Styled Double Baked Crispy Potatoes)

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