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Vegan Makhni Gravy

Makhni Dal is a North Indian Punjabi cuisine. A must included gravy in every restaurant or wedding menus. Here the recipe eminently displays the amalgamation of wholesome, vegan yet conventional Makhni gravy.


  • 4 tomatoes
  • Fistful cashews
  • 4 pieces of black peppercorn,
  • 3 pieces of clove,
  • 1 black cardamom,
  • 3 green cardamom,
  • One Indian Bay leaf,
  • salt,
  • sugar,
  • 3 green chillis,
  • 1 teaspoon of ginger garlic paste,
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder,
  • 1 teaspoon Ground spices (Garam masala),
  • Coconut cream,
  • Dried fenugreek

Nutritional Info

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Carbohydrate: 194.6g

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Protein: 10.8g

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Calcium: 111 mg


Dietary Fiber: 10.8g

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Iron: 3mg


  • Start by chopping the tomatoes and add these in a pressure cooker along with cashews.
  • Meanwhile, start off by adding spices and measuring the rest of the ingredients.
  • Add salt. sugar and cook the whole mixture up to five whistles
  • Once the tomato puree is cooked, blend this all in a mixture.

Cooking Instructions

Step 1:

Preparation of gravy

Add tomatoes, cashews, black peppercorn, clove, cardamoms, salt, sugar, tez patta (Indian bay leaves) in a pressure cooker. Cook until five whistles. Blend these to a paste.

Step 2:

Heat oil in a vessel, add three slit green chillis, ginger garlic paste and cook it for a while.

Step 3:

Add red chilli powder in the vessel and at 3 seconds later add some water to give gravy a good red colour. Add the tomato paste to it.

Step 4:

Add salt, sugar for seasoning, garam masala powder to the cooking vessel. Add some coconut cream to the mix.

Step 5:

Garnish the gravy with fenugreek fried leaves (kasuri methi) Let the gravy cook for a while.

Step 6:

Serve it hot and let them wonder if it is as tasty as the conventional makhni gravy…!