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Chingudi dalma

Minakhi Behera
10 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Chingudi dalma RECIPE

Prawn cooked with dal and veggies

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Dinner Party
  • Orissa
  • Boiling
  • Side Dishes
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. arhar dal 1 cup
  2. 1 brinjal
  3. 1 potato
  4. small cube of pumpkin
  5. 2 medium tomato
  6. 100 gm fresh prawn washed
  7. Haldi powder a pinch
  8. salt as per taste
  9. Onion 1
  10. Green chilli 2
  11. 4 cloves garlic
  12. Pinch of hing
  13. 2 tsp jeera
  14. 1 tsp mustard
  15. Dry red chilli 2


  1. Cut the veggies into cubes.
  2. Add them to the pressure cooker along with dal.
  3. Add tomato, haldi and salt.
  4. Add water just to immerse dal and veggies.
  5. Pressure cook in medium flame till 3 whistles.
  6. Wait till the pressure is gone.
  7. When hot add mustard, jeera and pinch of hing.
  8. Add dry red chilli, finely chopped onion and green chilli .
  9. Add chopped garlic and stir.
  10. Add the prawns.
  11. Add little haldi and salt.
  12. Cover and stir in between.
  13. When prawns change colour and become little soft, add the cooked dal.
  14. Simmer and boil for 5 minute.
  15. Turn off flame. Sprinkle roasted jeera powder.
  16. Serve hot with roti or rice.

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Diksha Wahi
Diksha Wahi   May-10-2017

Delicious dish, I wish the image was a little better, does not do justice to the dish!

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