In Hindi, makhan means butter. Probably the most frequently ordered dal in Indian restaurants, this Punjabi version is a combination of urad dal, kidney beans, and butter, and is at once hearty and comforting. Make it in its traditional celebratory style with layers of butter and cream, or lighten it up for daily fare.
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