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Author supriya193 Yield No Value
Published Sep 6, 2007 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Veg-Main Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient Dall Standing Time 1 hour

Recipe of Dalma

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Toor Dal (arhar Dal) 3/4 Cup
Pumpkin Cut Into Large Pieces 150 Grams
Brinjal, Large And Cut Into Medium Size Pieces 2 Cup
Banana Green And Cut Into Medium Size Pieces 1 Numbers
Papaya, Small And Cut Into Medium Size Pieces 1 Numbers
Potato, Peeled And Cut Into Large Pieces 1 Numbers
Coconut, Grated 2 Teaspoons
Pancha-phutana (Cumin, Mustard, Fennel, Fenu Greek, Kala Jeera) Seed 1 Teaspoons
Red Chillies, Dried 4-5 Numbers
Ginger, Minced 1 Tablespoons
Turmeric 1 Tablespoons
Cumin, Fried 2 Teaspoons
Red Chilli Powder 2 Teaspoons
Ghee Or Oil 1 Teaspoons
Sugar 1/2 Teaspoons
Salt To Taste


  1. Dry roast 1 tsp of cumin and red chilli in a pan.
  2. Grind it properly and leave it aside.
  3. Boil 4 cups of water and add both dals (toor and chana), coconut, salt, minced ginger, turmeric and sugar and leave it until Dal is half cooked.
  4. Add all vegetables viz. potato, banana, pumpkin, brinjal and papaya and cook until vegetables become soft and tender.
  5. Fry the panch-phutana until it crackle and then add it to the cooked dal.
  6. Sprinkle roasted cumin and chilli powder.
  7. Decorate with grated coriander leaves (optional).
  8. Serve with hot steam rice.
Posted Sep 6, 2007

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