Definitions

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  • adj. Cooked in a rich sauce containing butter, tomatoes and cream

Etymologies

Panjabi (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Pass up any dish with paneer (Indian cheese), korma sauce (made with cream) or coconut, any dish with malai (cream) or makhani (with butter).

    The Small Change Diet

  • Yep, comfort!! one actually feels the warmth all over after eating kaali daal and rice! add a generous amount of 'makhan' and u have daal makhani!

    Comfort in a bowl: Kaali Daal and Jeera Chawal

  • Domingo says the two items vegans should avoid are the creamy lentil stew dal makhani, and the spinach and cheese dish, palak paneer.

    For vegans as well as vegetarians, a little slice of Nirvana

  • Funnily enough, the dark, buttery dal makhani, a hymn in praise of the lentil, which had such a powerful aroma I didn't know whether to eat it or dab it behind my ears.

    Restaurant review: Jali

  • The one I have described here of garlic naans, made extra crisp, stuffed tomato curry and dal makhani with jeera rice.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • The special thali consisted of three veggies of choice or 2 veggies of choice and dal makhani.

    Food City

  • But the V week rolled around, and the summer solstice announced its arrival with the mercury rising sky-high, and I knew that I was in no mood for vegetable makhani.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • The dal makhani was oversold to me a bit - it was really good but I'm not sure the best I've ever had.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • In addition to ground meat kebabs which probably would have been much tastier if they had been warm they also had chicken makhani, which was chunks of chiken in a yellow cream sauce.

    Adventure Lunchers Should Flock to Kashmir Buffet | Midtown Lunch - Finding Lunch in the Food Wasteland of NYC's Midtown Manhattan

  • Sailu's recipe for dal makhani was an instant hit: with the combination of lentils and kidney beans, a rich creamy sauce of tomatoes, onion, subtle spices, anointed with butter and cream; this dish is enough to make any dinner special!

    Archive 2006-07-01

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