How to make daler bora diye peper tarkari

How to make daler bora diye peper tarkariHow to make daler bora diye peper tarkari

The paste of overnight soaked Bengal gram/cholar dal to make bora( lentils fritters) and then simmered in a gravy made with raw papaya and ginger and sometimes added with potatoes finished in a warm, spicy, cumin flavored sauce; this is How to make daler bora diye peper tarkari/raw papaya curry with lentils fritters.

Author: Abhijit Mukhopadhyay
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Bengali
Preparation Time: 10 minutes (excluding the time of soaking of dal)
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Total time: 40 minutes
Servings: 3-4 Persons

Ingredients

  • 150 g chholar dal (split Bengal gram, overnight soaked)
  • Raw papaya-01(medium) (cut into small cube)
  • Potato-02(big) (cut into small cube)
  • A pinch of asafetida
  • Cumin seeds-1 tsp
  • Ginger paste-1 spoon (fresh grind)
  • Oil-1/2 cup
  • Green chili 2-3(as per hotness)
  • Turmeric, red chili and cumin powder-1 table spoon each
  • Bay leaf-2
  • Ghee-1/2 tspoon
  • garam masala -1 /2 tea spoon
  • sugar-1/2 tsp
  • salt to taste

 

How to make daler bora diye peper tarkari

  • Grind chholar dal (split Bengal gram, overnight soaked)
  • Mix 1 tbsp ginger paste, asafetida, turmeric powder, and 1 green chili & make batter.
  • Heat oil in a hard bottomed pan
  • With the help of fingers, make the shape and fry the bora ( lentils fritters) and keep aside.
  • In the same oil add cumin seeds and bay leaves for tempering.
  • Add potatoes and stir for 2 minutes, add papaya and cook for another 2 minutes.
  • How to make daler bora diye peper tarkari
  • Now add ginger paste, turmeric, cumin and red chili powder; mix it and stir it for another 3-4 minutes.
  • Pour water, add salt and sugar and cover the lid; cook for 10 minutes or till the papaya boil thoroughly.
  • Uncover the lid, add bora( lentils fritters) to the curry and mix it slowly and allow it to cook for another 2 minutes.
  • How to make daler bora diye peper tarkari
  • Take it out from the oven.
  • Sprinkle ghee and garam masala.
  • Garnish it and serve hot with rice.

 

  • Abhijit
  • Updated September 6, 2020
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