Dalma | How to make Dalma

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Bysanju priya
Created on 24th Apr 2017
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  • By sanju priya
    Created on 24th Apr 2017

About Dalma

Dalma is a traditional odia delicacy cooked especially on puja days as it is a no onion no garlic dish.it is also a power packed dish as it is cooked with loads and loads of vegetables.

Dalma, 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 sanju priya. Dalma is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Dalma 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 Dalma by sanju priya is perfect to serve 4 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 Dalma.

  • Prep Time10mins
  • Cook Time20mins
  • Serves4People

Ingredients to make Dalma

  • Split red lentil 1 cup
  • Pumpkin 1/4 cup chopped
  • Potato 1 medium chopped
  • Brinjal 1 medium chopped
  • Colocassia 2 small chopped
  • Raw banana 1/4 cup chopped
  • carrot 1/4 Cup chopped
  • Raw papaya 1/4 cup chopped
  • Tomatoes 1 cup chopped
  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Green chillies 2 slit into half
  • Salt as per your taste
  • For making a coarse powder
  • Dry Red Chillies 2
  • Cumin seeds 1 tablespoon
  • For tempering
  • Bay Leaves 1
  • Panch phoran 2 teaspoon
  • Dry Red Chillies 2
  • Grated ginger 1 teaspoon
  • Asafoetida a generous pinch
  • Oil 1 tablespoon
  • Water 3 Cups

How to make Dalma

  1. In a pressure cooker take split red gram and all other vegetables alongwith water and pressure cook for 3 whistles
  2. Dry roast red chillies and cumin seeds
  3. On cooling make a coarse powder of it in a mortar and pestle
  4. Take a pan and heat oil in it
  5. Now add bay leaves, dry red chillies ,asafoetida, ginger and panch phoran.
  6. When the panch phoran splutters transfer the pressure cooked lentil and vegetable mix into it and let simmer for 10 minutes.
  7. When the dalma reaches your desired consistency switch off the gas and add the cumin and chilli powder to it.
  8. Serve hot with ghee rice
My Tip: Cut the vegetables equally to ensure even cooking.dont skip the red chilli and cumin powder as it imparts an authentic taste to the dish.you can also add grated coconut if you want.add it along with cumin and red chilli powder.

Reviews for Dalma (1)

Preeti Gurung4 months ago
classic recipe!