My ‘Daal Makhani’

Daal Makhani is a rich and delicious spiced brown lentil dish which is very popular in North Indian and especially Punjabi cuisine. 

I made mine using my Ikea pressure cooker. After dicing two small onions on my Mountain Salt chopping board and cooking in my oil and ghee tempered cumin, ginger and garlic, I added to my washed lentils. I had already added chopped tomatoes, turmeric, garam masala, salt and coriander. Then this was topped up with 2 litres of boiling water and 50g butter. Lid was placed and cooked for 1 hour.

The best way to eat this, as I did, was with chapattis and achar (pickle)….