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Veg Haleem

Veg Haleem is a popular Indian Side Dish
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Side Dish
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Pressure Cook
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Serves 4
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1 cup Dalia

1/2 cup red dal

1/2 cup Bengal Gram

2 Carrots (grated)

100 gram grated Pumpkin

100 gram Bottle Gourd (grated)

2 Big Onions

1 tbsp Ginger Garlic paste

1 Dhania powder

1 tbsp Red Chilli powder

A pinch of Turmeric

Garam Masala




  1. Boil the dalia for up to 4 whistles in the cooker. Keep aside.
  2. In the cooker, add 2 tbsp oil and add 1 onion (chopped). Once brown in colour, add ginger garlic paste and allow it to fry so that smell disappears.
  3. Now add all the ingredients mentioned except 1 onion and the lemon.
  4. Add 4 cups of water and close the cooker.
  5. Allow it to cook till 4 whistles.
  6. Take the reserved onion (chopped lengthwise) and fry.
  7. Once brown in colour, keep aside on a plate.
  8. Once the steam is released from the cooker, add the dalia to the cooker and mix well.
  9. Serve hot and garnish it with fried onions and lemon.

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Bridget White-Kumar is a cookery book author, food consultant and culinary historian. Colonial Anglo-Indian food is her area of expertise. She has brought out 7 recipe books specialising in Anglo-Indian cuisine.

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