Kala Dal Makhani - Soft Simmered Black Beans


  • 1 cup dried black beans
  • 1/2 cup Everyday Masala Paste
  • 1/2 cup Basic Makhani Masala
  • 1 tbsp dried fenugreek leaves
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1/3 cup fresh cream
  • 2-3 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • Thinly sliced onions
  • Place the drained black beans, Everyday Masala Paste, Basic Makhani Masala, and 1 cup of water in the Instant Pot®. Close the lid, set on Bean/Chili mode for 15 minutes. When cooking time is complete, allow for Natural Pressure Release for 15 minutes. Remove the lid and stir well.
  • Set the Instant Pot® on the Sauté mode and bring to a simmer. The beans should be soft and the mixture
  • Stir in the dried fenugreek leaves and garam masala and simmer for 5 minutes. Mix in the cream, reserving a little to drizzle over the top.
  • Place the beans in a serving bowl. Sprinkle with the lime juice, thinly sliced onions, and remaining cream. Serve with rice or your favorite flatbread.
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