Friday, December 6, 2013


About Dalsa:

Dalsa is one the gravy that goes with Briyani.Its made of lentils cooked along with vegetables.Dalsa is typically done in slow cooking ,which brings out the flavour of dhal ,spices and vegetables together.

For Dalsa:

Goes Really well with Briyani...


To Pressure cook:

Thur dhal / Masoor Dhal - 3/4 cup
Channa dhal - 1/4 cup
GingerGarlic Paste - 1 tsp each
Cloves - 3
Cinnamon - 1 "

Pressure cook dhal and whole spices with GingerGarlic paste for 5 to 6 whistles and keep aside....

To Cook Vegetable:

DrumStick - 1
Brinjal - 3
Tomatoes - 1 big
Green Chilly - 5
Turmeric - 1 tsp
Tamarind Paste- 1/2 tsp

Cook above all in a pan with water till vegetables are soft and cooked.

To grind:

Chilly Powder - 1 tsp
Coriander Powder - 1 tsp
Jeera whole- 1 tbsp
Coconut - 1/4 cup

Grind all above and keep aside with little water.

For Tadka:

Oil - 1 tbsp
Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
Curry Leaf - 1 sprig
Onion - 1 med size sliced


1.Take a pan add oil ,once its hot add mustard seeds,then curry leaf then add sliced onions and saute well.
2.Then add cooked veg and ground paste and mix well.
3.Finally add the cooked dhal and mix well.
4.Do a taste check and add salt and tamarind as needed.
5.Serve this with briyani's as a gravy.

Dalsa Served With Briyani along with Raitha

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