BENGALI STYLE OLER DALNA | YAM CURRY IN COCONUT GRAVY | BENGALI STYLE VEG RECIPE

Oler Dalna is a traditional Bengali style Curry that have both vegetarian as well as non vegetarian version. The vegetarian version is a no onion no garlic Recipe that is cooked even during puja feast. And the non veg version includes prawn in cooking.

Yams are often mistaken for sweet potatoes, but this tuber vegetable is less sweet and more starchy. Colour of the flesh varies from yellow, purple, pink depending on the maturity of the yam

It is a rich source of vitamins, minerals and fiber, thus making them very good for health.

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Cut yam into cubes and boil in water with lime juice. It helps in reducing chances of itching if allergic people consumes it.

  • Cuisine – Indian
  • Course – Main Course
  • Prep time -10-15 minutes
  • Cooking time -15-20 minutes
  • Author – Tina

INGREDIENTS

  • 250 gm Ol/ Yam
  • 2 medium size Potato
  • 1 Cup Black Chickpeas
  • 1 Tomato
  • 1/2 inch Ginger slice
  • 1/2 Cup Grated Coconut
  • 1 Tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 Tsp Coriander Powder
  • Salt and Sugar to taste
  • 1 Tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • Mustard oil to cook
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 Tsp Jeera/Cumin Seeds

Servings -4

HOW TO COOK BENGALI STYLE OLER DALNA / YAM CURRY

STEP BY STEP PREPARATION WITH PHOTOS

Peel off the skin of potatoes and yams. Cut them into cubes. Perboil the potatoes and set aside.

Put the yam cubes in water. Add 1-2 tsp lemon juice. Boil the yam cubes till it can be pierced with a knife.

Cut the tomato and ginger slice. Make a paste.

Put 2-3 tsp mustard oil in pan.As smoke comes out, temper the oil with 1 tsp jeera/ cumin seeds.

Put the potato cubes for frying.

After few minutes, add the yam cubes. Fry everything for a while.

Add the grated coconut.

Add the paste of tomato and ginger slice.

Add the black Chickpeas. (Soak the black Chickpeas overnight in water. Next morning pressure cook the chickpeas till it softens).

Add 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder, 1 Tsp coriander Powder and salt and sugar to taste.

Cook till raw smell of the masala goes away. Add water as much needed.

Cook for few minutes till water absorbs the masala. Sprinkle 1 Tsp Garam Masala Powder and finish cooking.

Make sure to cover the kadai with a lid and keep on the oven for few minutes and put off the flame. Serve after with hot rice.

26 Comments Add yours

  1. Looking yummy πŸ˜‹

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Let's Cook says:

      Yes,it’s tastes fabulous πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜‹

      Liked by 1 person

  2. Dulcy Singh says:

    I live in Bengal I have tasted it many a times. It really tastes amazing. Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe. Your dish looks yummy πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Let's Cook says:

      Thank you so much dear for your love πŸ˜ŠπŸ’•πŸŒΌ

      Liked by 1 person

  3. sangita2020 says:

    Looks great to taste. Surely would make it.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Let's Cook says:

      Thank you so much for your love

      Liked by 1 person

    1. Let's Cook says:

      Thank you dear πŸ€—β€οΈ

      Like

      1. Era says:

        😊😊

        Liked by 1 person

  4. Never had this before, but it looks so delicious, packed with flavours and nutritious ingredients!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Let's Cook says:

      Please try this recipe. You will love it.

      Liked by 1 person

  5. That was a brilliant tip to cook the yam in lime water to avoid any potential allergic reaction. Thanks very much. Great recipe! Thank you.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Let's Cook says:

      Thank you dear for your love and support ❀️

      Liked by 1 person

      1. My pleasureπŸ™

        Liked by 1 person

    1. Let's Cook says:

      Yes, it tastes fabulous 😊

      Like

  6. Another Traveling Foodie says:

    I would like this πŸ˜‹

    Liked by 1 person

  7. Nisha Sharma says:

    These flavors are making me droolπŸ˜€πŸ˜€

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Let's Cook says:

      Thank you for loving it ❀️. Please try this recipe. Will love it

      Like

  8. Looking for new flavors…this is a great combination.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Let's Cook says:

      Thank you for loving it

      Like

  9. Thanks for following my b log, Tina. Your support is appreciated.

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  10. Queen says:

    Your dish looks nice and I am a bengali trust me it’s a solid recipeπŸ–€

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