Makhni Daal Chana


Made from split chickpeas, this dish is both delicious and nutritious. Daal is often a staple in many South Asian households, and is a wonderful way to get those daily protein needs met. Served with either steamed basmati rice, thinly rolled chapati, or fluffy naan, this is a treat for your taste buds.

  • Medium
  • 4 person(s)
  • 20 Min


    • Oil2 – 3 tablespoons
    • Onion, sliced1
    • Butter2 tablespoon
    • Garlic paste½ tablespoon
    • Black pepper powder1 teaspoon
    • Saltto taste
    • Red chili powder1 teaspoon
    • Cumin powder1 teaspoon
    • Garam masala1 teaspoon
    • Chili flakes1 teaspoon
    • Turmeric powder1 teaspoon
    • Chickpea split, soaked½ KG
    • Wateras per needed
    • Fresh cream½ cup
    • Coriander, choppedfor garnish


  • In a pot heat oil over medium flame and saute onions until translucent.
  • Then add butter, garlic paste and mix.
  • Now add black pepper, salt, red chili powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala, chili flakes, turmeric powder and mix well.
  • Then add split chickpea lentils and mix well.
  • Add water, cover the lid and cook on low flame for 10 minutes.
  • Add cream and mix well.
  • Garnish with coriander.
  • Enjoy! Please give us your feedback in the comments below.
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Reviews (4)

  • anonymous
    (1 year ago)
    You haven't told, how much to soak the split chickpeas
  • anonymous
    (4 years ago)
    What is fresh cream? Can I use yogurt instead?
  • Affan Ullah
    (5 years ago)
    Through this easy way we can cook Delicious and healthy food any where and everywhere
  • Nouman Ali
    (5 years ago)
    Will try it it looks like very awesome in taste!