Lentil Stew with Coconut (Dalma)

Lentil Stew with Coconut (Dalma)

Lentil Stew with Coconut (Dalma)
In the east Indian state of Odisha, this lentil stew, fragrant with coconut and enriched with silky, thinly sliced onions and long-simmered sweet potatoes, is an everyday staple.Joseph De Leo

In the east Indian state of Odisha, lentil stew is an everyday staple. This version, fragrant with fresh coconut and sweetened with long-simmered sweet potato, is based on one prepared at the Jagannath Temple in Puri, Odisha, which editor-in-chief James Oseland wrote about in Heavenly Meal, from our August/September 2014 special India issue.

Find this recipe in our cookbook, SAVEUR: Soups and Stews