Dhokar Dalna | How to make Dhokar Dalna

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Created on 24th Jul 2015
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  • By Pranav Shah
    Created on 24th Jul 2015

About Dhokar Dalna

A favorite dish in the bengali household made with lentil cakes cooked in spicy curry

Dhokar Dalna, a succulent delicacy which is famous all over the world. Dhokar Dalna is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the overflow of flavours, Dhokar Dalna has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Pranav Shah 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 Dhokar Dalna, just the perfect situation when you realise that you need to know how to make the perfect Dhokar Dalna. So, at that time you can try out this delicious recipe by Pranav Shah. The recipe of Dhokar Dalnais very simple and can be made in restaurant style using a few ingredients. The time taken while preparing Dhokar Dalna is 20 minute. This recipe of Dhokar Dalna is perfect to serve 4. Dhokar Dalna 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 Time20mins
  • Serves4People
Dhokar Dalna

Ingredients to make Dhokar Dalna

  • bengal split gram 1 cup (chana dal)
  • salt to taste
  • Oil 4 tbsp
  • green chillies 3 (chopped)
  • yoghurt 1 tbsp
  • coriander powder 1/4 tsp
  • turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
  • garam masala 1 tsp
  • Large potatoes 2 (peeled)
  • ginger 1 inch pieces (chopped)
  • cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
  • ginger garlic paste 1 tsp

How to make Dhokar Dalna

  1. Soak the lentils overnight in three cups of water. Grind the lentil, with salt, ginger and garlic paste, chopped green chillies in a grinder to make it a granular, almost coarse paste
  2. Heat oil to smoking in a wok and fry the lentil paste until it becomes golden brown in colour. Spread this mixture over a greased plate and cut into diamond shapes
  3. Heat oil to smoking in the wok again, and fry the potatoes. Add garam masala, cumin seeds, chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, ginger, turmeric powder and saute for 5 mins.
  4. Add yoghurt and salt and mix well. Add a bit of water to make it a gravy
  5. Add the fried lentil cakes into the gravy, cover and cook for 8 mins over low flame
  6. Serve it hot, garnished with few coriander sprigs.

Reviews for Dhokar Dalna (5)

Vijayalakshmi Ramakrishnana month ago
Shall I use this for rice

Ayatakshi Tikader10 months ago

Revathi Krishnana year ago

Swati Das Patnaika year ago
yummy..my favourite dish.

Kanak Patela year ago