Festive Dalma

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Total Time:
1 hour 20 mins
Serves: 5
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 250 g - channa dal
  • 1 cup - mixed vegetables (carrot, potatoes, green peas, brinjal, yellow pumpkin, raw papaya, casaba root)
  • 2 - small onions finely chopped
  • 2 flakes - garlic and one small piece of ginger grated
  • 1 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp - cumin
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 2 - tomatoes
  • 4 - dried red chillies
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 bunch - coriander leave

How to Make Festive Dalma

  • Soak the dal for about 1 hour
  • Put the soaked dal and the vegetables along with tomatoes and water in a cooker.
  • Add salt and turmeric powder to it. Pressure cook it for 10-15 mins, till the dal and vegetables are tender
  • Roast the cumin seeds and red chillies ( without oil) and grind to make it powder
  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, after it splutters, add the chopped onions.
  • After one minute add the grated ginger and garlic.
  • When the onions turn brown, pour the contents of the cooker into it and boil for 2-3 mins
  • Remove from heat.
  • Add the cumin-chilli powder to it
  • Then sprinkle the coriander leaves over it. Serve hot with rice or roti