Wednesday, September 30, 2009


I learnt this dish from my the credit goes to her..I have made a few variations to suit my taste..i bet this is the best dalcha u would have ever tasted,Its a hit with my family n all my friends..whenever i happen to make it i share the half of it with one of my goes the recipe ...
  1. Kaddu Medium sized(cut into diamond shaped pieces)
  2. Meat with bones 3-4
  3. Chane ki dal 1 cup
  4. Tamarind 2 handfuls(soak in water)
  5. Tomatoes 3-4
  6. Onion 1 big
  7. Loung3,patta 2 1inch pieces
  8. Curry leaves handful
  9. Red chilli powder 2Tspn
  10. Turmeric powder 1/2Tspn
  11. Ginger-Garlic paste 2Tbspns
  12. Garam masala powder 2Tspn
  13. Coriander leaves handful
  14. Green chilles 6
  15. Salt to taste
  16. Oil 4Tbspns
  • Pressure cook chane ki dal separately later grind it a semi liquid form(if u like whole chane ki dal u can simply use dal ghotni)
  • Now heat oil in a cooker,add loung n patta fry for a minute.
  • Later add onions sliced finely along with green chillies.
  • Fry until light brown and then add ginger-garlic paste...n fry till the paste turns golden brown.
  • Add the curry leaves,mutton bones along with salt,red chilli powder and turmeric powder.
  • Also add the tomatoes cut finely.
  • Add about 2 cups water and pressure cook for 12 mins.
  • Now add kaddu and pressure cook again for 5 minutes(about 3 whistles)
  • Add the ground dal to it along with Tamarind water.
  • Add coriander leaves and let it boil.
  • Finally add garam masala powder,some more salt to taste.
  • U can also add lime juice if u want it to be more tangy.
PREFFERED COMBINATION:Bagara khana-Sem ki phalli Gosht-Dalcha.
I made Dalcha with bagara khana and dum ka gosht .I have already posted Dum ka Murgh recipe on my blog but i tried with gosht instead of chicken...n its a superb combination to try ...hope u all will love this combination.