Dalma is a famous recipe of Odisha. Whatever is the occasion dalma is must in an Odia Kitchen. My mom makes super dalma & I just love it...Here in US I m missing my maa made dalma..It is a very simple nd healthy recipe. (verities of vegetables & daal cooked together & seasoned with hot ghee & the most important part is to sprinkle some roasted jeera lanka (cumin & red chilli powder). You can find the recipe here...
Well after lots of drooling lets come to the main point…..how to make them?
Roasted moong dal- 1 1/2 cup
Pumpkin -1 cup cut into cubes
Brinjal -1 cup cut into cubes
medium size Raw Banana -1 cut into cubes
Papaya - 1/2 cup cut into cubes
large size Potato- 1 no peeled and cut into cubes
Raddish- 1/2 cup cut in to cubes
Tomato-1 medium size (cut in cubes)
1 tblsp: Pancha-phutana (Cumin seeds, Mustard seeds, Fennel seeds, Fenu greek seeds, Kala Jeera/ nigella seeds)
Dry Red Chillies- 3
Ginger grated- 1tblsp
Turmeric – 1tsp
2tblsp desi Ghee or Oil
Bayleaf- 2 nos
Salt to taste
2 tblsp Coconut, grated
Roasted jeera powder- 1tblsp
Take a deep vessel. Boil 4 cups of water and add moong dal, bay leaf, salt, grated ginger, turmeric powder and boil it until Dal is half cooked. Add all vegetables and cook until vegetables become soft. Switch off the flame.keep aside.(U can also add all veg daals & spices in a cooker & give 2-3 whistles)
Heat 2tblsp desi ghee in a kadai. Crackle the panch-phutan, add redchillies and then add the cooked dal to it. Let it boil for 10-15 seconds. Add grated coconut & Now the most important part is to sprinkle roasted cumin powder to it.
Mix well. Serve with hot steamed rice, ghee, sliced lemon, green chiili & salt....