Dalma - A Classic Oriya| Odia Special Recipe | Odia Cuisine - Lentils Cooked with Vegetables | How to make Dalma - A Classic Oriya| Odia Special Recipe | Odia Cuisine - Lentils Cooked with Vegetables

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  • By Soma Pradhan
    Created on 24th Apr 2017

About Dalma - A Classic Oriya| Odia Special Recipe | Odia Cuisine - Lentils Cooked with Vegetables

Dalma is a traditional and classic lentil and vegetable dish from the state of Odisha, my homeland. It is a simple preparation and is traditionally cooked in earthen pot ware or natti handi. Some people claim that it is close to sambar. However, the main difference lies in the absence of any onion and garlic because it is often offered to God as Prasad.

Dalma - A Classic Oriya| Odia Special Recipe | Odia Cuisine - Lentils Cooked with Vegetables is a mouthwatering dish which is perfect to serve at any occasion. It is a recipe of Orissa cuisine which is very famous in the whole worldwide. This is very amazing in taste and it contains a lot of health benefiting nutrients. It is a quick and easy recipe and you can easily prepare restaurant style Dalma - A Classic Oriya| Odia Special Recipe | Odia Cuisine - Lentils Cooked with Vegetables at your home. Dalma - A Classic Oriya| Odia Special Recipe | Odia Cuisine - Lentils Cooked with Vegetables by Soma Pradhan will help you to prepare the perfect Dalma - A Classic Oriya| Odia Special Recipe | Odia Cuisine - Lentils Cooked with Vegetables at your home. You don't need any extra effort or time to prepare this. It just needs 45 minute for the preparation and 45 minute for cooking. Whether it is a grand party or a normal kitty party, it is a perfect dish to serve and to get the compliments from your guests. This recipe follows the perfect art of cooking that gives an amazing texture to this and differentiate it from other dishes. In the Better Butter recipes, you will find the step by step process of this recipe by which you can know how to make the delicious Dalma - A Classic Oriya| Odia Special Recipe | Odia Cuisine - Lentils Cooked with Vegetables.

  • Prep Time45mins
  • Cook Time45mins
  • Serves6People
Dalma - A Classic Oriya| Odia Special Recipe | Odia Cuisine - Lentils Cooked with Vegetables

Ingredients to make Dalma - A Classic Oriya| Odia Special Recipe | Odia Cuisine - Lentils Cooked with Vegetables

  • Toor dal soaked in water for 30 minutes
  • 1 cup pumpkin cut into medium size
  • 1 cup brinjal or eggplant cut into medium size
  • 1 cup potato peeled and cut
  • 1 raw banana cut into medium size
  • 1 radish peeled and cut
  • 2 tomatoes cut into medium size
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 3 green chili and 1 inch ginger crushed
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp roasted cumin powder
  • 3 to 4 dry red chili
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ cup grated coconut
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 1 bowl coriander leaves chopped for garnishing
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 cloves
  • 2 cardamom

How to make Dalma - A Classic Oriya| Odia Special Recipe | Odia Cuisine - Lentils Cooked with Vegetables

  1. Make sure all vegetables are cut into same size
  2. Add dal, vegetables, ½ liter of water, salt to taste, half the quantity of turmeric powder, half the quantity of red chilli powder, half the quantity of grated coconut, grated green chili and crushed ginger, whole spices in a pressure cooker
  3. Cook on high flame for 2 whistles. Lower flame and cook for 4 to 5 minutes more.
  4. Switch off the flame and let pressure cool down completely.
  5. Heat ghee in a pan. Add cumin seeds, remaining turmeric powder, red chilli powder and dry red chillies to the pan.
  6. Add remaining coconut to the tempering pan. Open the lid of pressure cooker, add the tempering and close it immediately.
  7. Let it boil for 2 more minutes to allow the tempering to infuse completely into the cooked lentils.
  8. Open lid, add coriander leaves and roasted cumin powder.
  9. Serve with steamed rice and tamato khatta (tomato chutney in Oriya style)

Reviews for Dalma - A Classic Oriya| Odia Special Recipe | Odia Cuisine - Lentils Cooked with Vegetables (1)

Diksha Wahi4 months ago
Classic traditional recipe!
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