Dalma/Oriya Dal | How to make Dalma/Oriya Dal

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ByManju Vinod
Created on 30th Sep 2015
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  • By Manju Vinod
    Created on 30th Sep 2015

About Dalma/Oriya Dal

An authentic oriya dish made with arhar dal and vegetables .Panch phutna spice used in this dish gives a unique taste .All credit goes to my neighbour Nirupama aunt .

Dalma/Oriya Dal, a succulent delicacy which is famous all over the world. Dalma/Oriya Dal is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the overflow of flavours, Dalma/Oriya Dal has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Manju Vinod is the perfect one to try at home for your family. It's a get together at home and you realise that you want to make a Dalma/Oriya Dal, just the perfect situation when you realise that you need to know how to make the perfect Dalma/Oriya Dal. So, at that time you can try out this delicious recipe by Manju Vinod. The recipe of Dalma/Oriya Dalis very simple and can be made in restaurant style using a few ingredients. The time taken while preparing Dalma/Oriya Dal is 30 minute. This recipe of Dalma/Oriya Dal is perfect to serve 3. Dalma/Oriya Dal is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or night party at home. And do remember that be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love it. So do try it next time!

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves3People
Dalma/Oriya Dal

Ingredients to make Dalma/Oriya Dal

  • Toor dal/ arhar dal/ thuvaraparippu/ pigeon pea - 1/3 cup
  • Oil - 2 cup
  • Vegetables of your choice - 1 1/2 cup
  • Raw plantain - 1/2 cup
  • Pumpkin - 1/2 cup
  • Brinjal - 1/2 cup
  • Phanch phutna - 1 tsp
  • To make the roasted powder :
  • Dry red chilly - 3
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste

How to make Dalma/Oriya Dal

  1. Wash and clean the dal/lentil and keep aside. Chop the veggies of your choice, also keep that aside.
  2. Pressure cook the dal along with vegetables till they are done.Keep them aside.
  3. Meanwhile we can make the roasted powder. For that take your tadka pan and dry roast cumin seeds along with dry red chillies.
  4. Once they are roasted well ,transfer them into a blender and powder them.Keep it aside.
  5. Heat oil in a kadai,once hot add in the panch phutana and allow them to pop up.
  6. Add into it the cooked dal along with veggies.Mix them well.
  7. Pour in the required amount of water as per your gravy consistency and requirement.( I used about 1-1 1/2 cups of water)
  8. Sprinkle salt to taste and turmeric powder. Bring them to a boil.
  9. Now sprinkle the dry roasted powder.Do a taste test and adjust the salt.
  10. Dalma is ready to serve and enjoy with rice
My Tip: You can also use potato ,onion,tomato,papaya,radish ,bean. Add as much as variety of vegetables as possible .It will surely enhance the taste of your our curry.

Reviews for Dalma/Oriya Dal (4)

Adyasha Nayak4 months ago
Paanch Phutan is a mixture five different spice. Cumin seed, Mustard seed, Meethi Seed, Sauf & Black Cumin( Kalonji)

Ipsita Ray5 months ago
Paanch phutana is the tadka mix that goes in most odiya dishes for baghar. Includes jeera, raai, methi, saunf and kalonji. The flavor is very unique to odiya and Bengali food.

Anindita Das5 months ago
What is paanch putna?

Sankari Raya year ago

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