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 popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Dinda in your kitchen. This recipe requires few minutes for preparation and 30 minutes to cook. The Dinda by Amarendra Mulye has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Dinda at home without any difficulty. Dinda is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Dinda would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Dinda this weekend. Share your Dinda cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Amarendra Mulye for inputs. In case you have any queries for Dinda you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Amarendra Mulye. You can also rate the Dinda and give feedback.


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 Vinay2 years ago

Lovely and healthy

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