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Simple dhalcha

Hi today' s recipe is  Dalcha,  Famous in my home town madurai , it goes well with Jeeraga samba Biriyani, coconut rice,kuska measurement  for 1/2 kg of Biriyani. can serve for 4 members. Yummy oil free Dalcha.



Toor dal - 75 gm
Channa dal - 25 gm
Onion - 50 gm (  1 medium size)
Tomato - 50 gm(1 medium size)
Brinjal - 4 nos
Mutton bone - 150 gm
Raw mango - 1 small
Ginger garlic paste - 1 teaspoon
Gram masala - 1/2 teaspoon
Chilly powder - 1 teaspoon
Cumin powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Tamarind juice (optional)
Chilly - 3 nos
curry leaves - 6 nos
Coriender leaves - small amount
Mint leaves - small amount
salt as required ,approx 1 teaspoon



  1. In pressure cooker. take toor dal, channa dal, turmeric powder, mutton bone and water.
  2. Cook it(2 to 3 whistle ). keep aside.
  3. Take a vessel , add all the ingredients'  onion, tomato, brinjal, raw mango, green chilly, chilly power, garam masala, ginger garlic paste, salt. add  water, bring it to boil.
  4. Cook this for 30 min approx, until all ingredients get fully cooked (smashed).
  5. Add pressure cooked toor dal, mutton mixture. cook it until it gets thick consistency.
can be serve with  biriyani, coconut rice, kuska


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