Dalma Curry

Traditional Dish Of Orissa

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Dalma Curry

Traditional Dish Of Orissa

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By Vineetha Biju

Published On: 22 Jul 2014

Rating: 3
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15 Minutes
Served : 3
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  • Toor dal : ½ cup
    Red pumpkin : 3- 4 small pieces
    White pumpkin : 3 - 4 pieces
    French beans : ¼ cup chopped
    Turmeric powder : ½ tsp
    Ginger : 1 small piece cut into lengthwise
    Asafoetida : ¼ tsp
    Ghee : 2 tsp
    Salt : to taste
    Panch phoran : 1 tsp
    Cumin powder : ½ tsp
    Red chilli : 2 – 3 nos
    Bay leaf : 1 no
    Onion chopped : 1 small
    Garlic crushed : 1 tsp
    Grated coconut : for garnish
    Coriander leaves : for garnish
    Water : 4 cup

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Soak the toor dal for 2 hours.

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cup of water take in to a cooker, add dal, vegetables, salt, turmeric powder, ginger, ghee, asafoetida and leave it until all are cooked.

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Heat oil in a pan add a bay leaf, panch phoran, red chilli and fry till it crackle.

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Add chopped onion and crushed garlic.Stir the onion till translucent.

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Now add boiled dal vegetable curry in to it.

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Add cumin powder and stir well.

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Remove into a bowl garnished with grated coconut and coriander leaves. Serve with rice.

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