Made a vegetarian version of Dalcha with all the leftover veggies from the refrigerator. I prefer one shot pressure cooker recipes it’s a sooper easy and convenient method.

This is a flavorful, spicy dish which goes well with rice/ roti/ parathas. A perfect side dish with lots of love!! 

What you need for the veggies: Recipe inspd from HealthfoodDesivideshi.
Double beans – 1 cup
Small brinjals – 2 nos, chopped
Potato – 1 no, cubed
Raw Banana – half, chopped
Carrot – 1 no, chopped
Onion – 1 no, chopped
Tomatoes – 1 no, chopped
Green chilli – 1no, slit open

For the masala paste:
Star anise – 1 no
Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
Black peppercorns – 1 tsp
Red chillies – 4 nos
Garlic – 3 pods
Ginger – Big piece

Make a coarse paste of the above ingredients with little bit of water.

For the daal:
Moong daal – 1/4 cup
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Asafoetida powder a pinch
Red chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder – 1 tsp
Pepper powder – 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves – 1 sprig
Salt as reqd
Oil – 2 tbsp

How to make:
Heat oil in a pressure pan add onion, curry leaves saute well add veggies, spice paste, dry spices, salt, hing and toss well.

Add chopped tomatoes, daal, 2 cups water and cook for 3 hisses and switch off the heat.


Once it cools open the cooker mash the vegetables a bit and serve hot! 


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