Lentil With Vegetables (Dalma) Recipe

A hearty and nutritious Dalma is made with Masoor dal and various vegetables, resulting in a flavourful combination ideal for a weekday meal. It goes well with rotis or rice. A delicious way to end the week.

Nutrition Information per serve

  • 121.2 kcal
  • 16.5 gm
  • 3.5 gm
  • 2.1 gm
    Total Fat
  • 5.6 gm
    Total Fiber
1/4 Cup(49.0 gm) Masoor Dal
1.0 Chopped Tbsp(8.0 gm) Onion
1.0 Chopped Tbsp(13.0 gm) Tomato
1.0 Tbsp(10.0 gm) Fresh Peas
1.0 Chopped Tbsp(9.0 gm) Orange Carrot
1.0 Chopped Tbsp(9.0 gm) Cauliflower
1.0 Julienne Tbsp(6.0 gm) Cabbage
6.0 Number(44.0 gm) Drumstick
1/4 Tsp(0.6 gm) Haldi
1/4 Powder Tsp(0.54 gm) Red Chilly
1/4 Tsp(0.37 gm) Garam Masala
1/4 Tsp(0.59 gm) Jeera
1/4 Tsp(0.93 gm) Rai
3.0 Number(0.33 gm) Kadi Patta
1/4 Tsp(1.0 gm) Salt
1.0 Tsp(3.0 ml) Oil
120.0 Ml(120.0 ml) Water
  • Take 1/4th cup masoor dal, soak for 15 minutes and keep aside.

  • Heat 1 tsp ghee in a pressure cooker, add 1/4th tsp jeera, 1/4th tsp rai and add 3 kadi patta.

  • Once they start crackling, add 1 tbsp chopped onion and sauté.

  • Once the onions turn golden brown, add 1/4th tsp red chilli powder, 1/4th tsp garam masala, 1/4th tsp haldi and pour in a little water.

  • Once simmering, add 1 tbsp chopped tomato, 1 tbsp peas, 1 tbsp chopped carrot, 1 tbsp julienne cabbage, 1 tbsp chopped cauliflower, 1/4 drumstick, previously soaked lentil and 1/4th tsp salt.

  • Mix well, pour in a little more water and cover to cook.

  • Pressure cook for 3 whistles, take off the flame and transfer to a serving bowl

  • Serve hot with rice or chapatti.