Beef Dal Mash
Recipe type: Beef
Cuisine: Pakistani
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Serves: 4
  • 300 gm beef, cut pieces with bone in
  • 1 cup soaked masoor dal
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 2 small tomatoes, sliced
  • 250 gm yogurt
  • 1½ tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1½ tsp coriander powder
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • Salt as required
  • 2 tbsp oil
  1. Heat oil in a pressure cooker and saute the onions till transparent.
  2. Add the beef, salt and very little water, close the cooker and cook till the beef is ¾th cooked, around 3 whistles and 10 minutes on low flame.
  3. Release the pressure, switch on the flame to medium low and add the masalas and saute well till the raw smell goes.
  4. Add the soaked dal, tomatoes and yogurt along with ½ glass of water - there will be already water in the cooker from the cooked beef.
  5. Close the cooker and cook till dal is well cooked, approximately 2 whistles.
  6. Open the cooker and cook on high till the water evaporates.
  7. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with plain rice, naan or chapathis.
I have adjusted the spices as per our family tastes, especially on the cumin.
Recipe by The Big Sweet Tooth at