Recipes easy to make Dalma (traditional lentils and vegetables curry from Orissa)

Recipes easy to make Dalma (traditional lentils and vegetables curry from Orissa)

The ingredients for making Recipes easy to make Dalma (traditional lentils and vegetables curry from Orissa)

  1. 200 gms arhar/toor (Split pigeon peas)
  2. 3-4 parwal (pointed gourd)cubed
  3. 1/2 cup cubed brinjal
  4. 1 raw banana cubed
  5. 1 ridge gourd cubed
  6. 1/2 cup cubed pumpkin
  7. 1/4 th cup cubed radish
  8. 1 small potato cubed
  9. 1 tomato chopped
  10. 2 dry red chillies
  11. 2 tbsp scraped coconut
  12. 1 tsp grated ginger
  13. 2 tbsp ghee
  14. 1/2 tsp turmeric
  15. 1 tsp ginger paste
  16. 1/2 tsp paanch phoron (5 spice mix)
  17. 1 pinch hing (asafoetida)
  18. To taste salt and sugar
  19. Dry roasted and ground:
  20. 2 tsp cumin
  21. 2 dry red chillies
  22. 3 bay leaves
  23. 4-5 cardamoms
  24. 2 cloves
  25. 3-4 peppercorns
  26. 1 tbsp chopped coriander
  27. 4-5 cups water approximately

Step-step making Recipes easy to make Dalma (traditional lentils and vegetables curry from Orissa)

  1. Wash and soak arhar dal for 1 hour.Meanwhile dry roast cumin,cardamoms,cloves,cinnamon,bay leaves,dry red chillies and black peppercorns.Grind to a fine powder and store in a container.Cube vegetables and set aside.Boil arhar dal with 1/2 tsp turmeric,little salt, 1 chopped tomato,2 dry red chillies,1 tsp ghee and 2 cups water in a pressure cooker.Give 2 boils and release steam.

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  2. Add chopped vegetables and pressure cook 1 whistle.Set aside for 5 minutes and release steam.Now temper the dal.Heat ghee in a pan.Add paanch phoron like mustard,cumin,fennel,kalonji and fenugreek.Sprinkle hing.Pour the cooked dal and vegetables over it.Add grated ginger,ginger paste,scraped coconut.Add some more water and salt and sugar to taste.Give it a boil.Add 1 tsp dry roasted powder and garnish with scraped coconut and chopped coriander.Sprinkle ghee and serve with rice.

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