Dinda | How to make Dinda

By Amarendra Mulye  |  22nd Jul 2015  |  
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About Dinda Recipe

Made on Naag Panchami when chopping, cutting, deep frying and roasting on a griddle is not allowed. These Steamed Sweet Cakes are very popular dessert on this day.

Dinda is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Dinda by Amarendra Mulye is a step by step process by which you can learn how to make Dinda at your home. It is an easy recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. Dinda is a dish which comes from Maharashtra cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 4 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Dinda takes few minute for the preparation and 30 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Dinda make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Dinda will be the best option for you. The flavor of Dinda is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Dinda at your weekends and impress your family and friends.


Ingredients to make Dinda

  • 1 cup Split chana dal (Uncooked)
  • 1 cup jaggery
  • 1/2 cup scrapped fresh coconut
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom Powder  
  • A pinch of nutmeg powder
  • 1-2 tbspns Raisins (sultanas /Bedane)  
  • 1/4 tspn salt
  • 2 cups wheat flour
  • 3 tbspns oil (for Moan)
  • A Pinch of salt
  • water as required
  • pistachio Flakes  (For Garnishing)

How to make Dinda

  1. Wash chana dal and add 3 cups of water to it. Pressure cook and transfer it in a colander and remove excess water. 
  2. Cook chana dal and jaggery for 15-20 minutes, then add the fresh scrapped coconut. Stir the mix continuously to prevent it from sticking.
  3. Cook till it becomes thick. Mash the mixture. Turn off the flame and add the raisins, cardamom powder, nutmeg powder and salt to it.
  4. In a bowl add salt and whole wheat. Heat oil in a pan and pour it over the flour. Add some water and knead it to make hard dough. Cover and rest.
  5. Divide the stuffing into equal lemon sized balls. Take a small portion of the dough and roll it into a round shaped palm sized puri.
  6. Place the stuffing in the centre of the puri and tap it to make it square / rectangular shape. Fold the Puris like an envelopes.
  7. Simultaneously, heat water in a steamer. Place a clean wet cloth in the steamer and place the Dinda on a wet cloth while steaming to prevent it from sticking to the base.
  8. Pour ghee on the top and serve hot.

Reviews for Dinda (1)

Kalpana Vinay3 years ago

Lovely and healthy

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