This curry is prepared using whole Black Gram and is extremely tasty and very popular in the state of Punjab.
Time required: 30 Minutes + Soaking Time
1 Cup Saboot Urad/Whole Black Gram
2tbsp Rajma / Red Kidney Beans (Optional)
5 Cups water
1tsp Ginger Paste
1 tsp turmeric
½ Cup Cream
1 Onion, Chopped
2 Green Chilies, Chopped
2 Tomatoes, Chopped
1tsp Red Chili Powder
½ tsp Jeera Powder
½ tsp Coriander Powder
½ tsp Garam Masala Powder
Salt to taste
For the garnish:
3 Sprigs of Coriander leaves, Chopped finely
1tbsp of Butter or Cream (Optional)
Soak Black Gram and Red Kidney Beans for four hours. Pressure cook them with water, salt, ginger and turmeric for about 2 whistles.
In another pan, heat Butter, add Onions and fry until they turn translucent, add Green Chilies, Tomatoes and stir fry for 2 minutes. Next add Chili Powder, Jeera Powder and Coriander Powder. Mix well and cook for another minute, add the cooked Saboot Urad / Dal, Cream and mix well. Cook for 5 minutes stirring continuously. Sprinkle Garam Masala and stir. Garnish with Coriander leaves and Butter or Cream. Serve hot with Rice, Pulao, Roti or Paratha.