Virat Indian Recipes
Dalma (Green Gram with Vegetables - Orissa Style)
- Serves: 8
- Pressure Cooking Time 5 minutes
- Source: www.viratcooker.com
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In a pan, roast green gram on medium heat till light brown (approximately 8 minutes), stirring constantly. Remove and wash roasted gram. Put gram, water, turmeric powder and salt in cooker. Stir. Close cooker. Bring to full pressure on high heat. Reduce heat and cook for 3 minutes. Remove cooker from heat. Reduce pressure by placing cooker in a basin of cold water for about 2 minutes. Open cooker. Add all other ingredients except those for tempering. Mix. Close cooker. Bring to full pressure on high heat. Reduce heat and cook for 2 minutes. Remove cooker from heat. Allow to cool naturally. Open cooker. For tempering, heat vanaspati in a pan for about 2 minutes. Add mustard seeds. When crackling, add bay leaves, cumin seeds and chillies. Stir for a few seconds. Add onion and fry till golden brown. Add tomato. Cook till tomato is pulpy and vanaspati shows separately (approximately 2 minutes), stirring occasionally. Pour over dalma. Stir. Serve hot.