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How to make Dalma

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Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Dall
Servings : 0 persons
Published date : November 06, 2016

Ingredients used in Dalma
• 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.

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