Chingudi Dalma ( Our very own Prawn Dhansak ) | How to make Chingudi Dalma ( Our very own Prawn Dhansak )

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About Chingudi Dalma ( Our very own Prawn Dhansak )

Lentils cooked with veggies, spices and of course prawns !!

Chingudi Dalma ( Our very own Prawn Dhansak ), a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by sweta biswal. Chingudi Dalma ( Our very own Prawn Dhansak ) is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Chingudi Dalma ( Our very own Prawn Dhansak ) is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Chingudi Dalma ( Our very own Prawn Dhansak ) by sweta biswal is perfect to serve 5 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Chingudi Dalma ( Our very own Prawn Dhansak ).

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves5People
Chingudi Dalma ( Our very own Prawn Dhansak )

Ingredients to make Chingudi Dalma ( Our very own Prawn Dhansak )

  • 1/2 cup toor dal
  • 1/2 cup diced pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup green banana
  • 1 small potato (cubed)
  • 5-6 big cauliflower florets
  • 1/4 cup green peas
  • 2 small tomatoes (each cut into 4 pieces)
  • 1/2 cup small shrimps
  • 1 small onion
  • 7-8 garlic flakes
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 1 red chili
  • 2 green cardamom
  • 1 1/2 inch cinnamon
  • 2 small bay leaf
  • 2 pinch cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • 4 tsp vegetable oil
  • coriander leaves for garnishing
  • 2 pinch roasted cumin-chili powder (optional)

How to make Chingudi Dalma ( Our very own Prawn Dhansak )

  1. Wash and marinate the prawns with a bit of salt and turmeric. (If they are small, leave the shells as it is else remove the shells)
  2. Grind the onion, ginger, garlic. bay leaf, red chili, cinnamon and cardamom into coarse paste and keep aside.
  3. Wash and transfer the vegetables ( except for 1 tomato ) and the dal into a pressure cooker. Add salt and turmeric.Close lid and cook for 1-2 whistles. Keep aside till steam escapes.
  4. Add 2-3 tsp oil to a wok. Thrown in the prawns and fry them on medium flame for 5 mins or till done. (Frying time depends on size)
  5. Add the remaining oil to the same wok. Thrown in the bay leaf and cumin seeds. After the spluttering slows down, add the onion masala paste and fry till raw smell goes off.
  6. Add the remaining tomato and cook till it softens. Now add the fried prawns and cook for 1-2 mins.
  7. Pour the cooked dal and veggies into the wok. Bring to boil and simmer for 7-8 mins.
  8. Sprinkle coriander leaves and roasted cumin-chili powder just before removing from the flame. Serve hot with white rice or rotis.

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