Saturday, April 2, 2011

Panasa Katha Dalma/Jackfruit Dal


1 and 1/2 cup Arhar Dal(Harada dali)
1 potato(peeled and cut in to thick pieces)
1 cup Raw jackfruit/panasa katha(cut in to medium sized pieces)
4 cups water
1tbsp salt
1tsp turmeric powder


3 tbsp ghee
2 tsp panch phutan(jeera,sarsho,methi,kala jeera,pan madhuri)
1 bay leaf(tej patta)
2 dry red chillies broken into pieces
1 tomato(finely chopped)

1 tsp fried jeera powder
Few Coriander leaves(dhania patta) chopped.


Put dal,salt,turmeric powder,water with potato and jackfruit cubes in the cooker.
Stir for sometime and close it..
Bring full pressure and cook till 2 whistles,then reduce the heat and cook for 5-6 minutes in simmer..
Remove cooker from heat and allow to cool naturally...

For tempering: Heat ghee in a pan for 2 minutes,add panch phutan,red chillies and bay leaf...when crackling add tomatoes and cook till it becomes pulpy and ghee separates from the masala...stirring occasionally...
Pour the tempering over the dalma in the cooker and cook it for 2 more minutes.
Garnish with grated coconut,dhania patta and fried jeera powder....

Serve hot with rice/roti/paratha/poori/pitha..

1 comment:

  1. Dear Mugdha
    Aji kali Panasa katha khaucha ki sabu bele? Biriani, awesome dalma ha ha. Panasa katha where do you get now? Oh yes , I think now the fresh ones will be in the market. Cant wait to try this dalma
    Have a nice day


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