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Echor er Dalna

Tathagata Deb
60 minutes
Prep Time
50 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT Echor er Dalna RECIPE

Traditional Bengali cuisine made from raw jack fruit.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Hard
  • Festive
  • West Bengal
  • Simmering
  • Steaming
  • Side Dishes
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. Echor 700 gm
  2. Potatoes 250 gm
  3. Tomatoes 50 gm
  4. Onion 100 gm
  5. Ginger paste 2 tablespoon
  6. Garam masala (Elaichi, Cardamom, Cinnamon) 5 gm
  7. Turmeric powder 1 tablespoon
  8. Red chilli powder 1 tablespoon
  9. Cumin powder 1 tablespoon
  10. Coriander powder 1 tablespoon
  11. Sugar
  12. Salt
  13. Green chillies
  14. Mustard oil
  15. Bay leaf
  16. Cumin seeds


  1. Boil the echor in water and a dash of salt and keep it separate.
  2. Put oil and heat it up, add a bit of bay leaves and cumin to it. Add the cut onions. Fry them for a minute till it turns golden brown.
  3. Add the potatoes and fry them, after that add water to it and cover the pan for boiling the potatoes in mild flame.
  4. Next add the tomatoes (paste), ginger (paste), coriander powder, cumin powder, red chili powder, turmeric powder, green chili paste and some salt and sugar into it. Cook it for few minutes.
  5. Add the echor and cook for a minute before adding water.
  6. Cover the pan and let it cook at a low flame to make the curry thick. Mix in the garam masala.
  7. Serve it hot.

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