Dalma (odia Tarakari)
Dalma is a traditional dish of Odisha. It is a dal (lentil) preparation mixed with vegetables like raw papaya, raw banana and many more seasonal veggies depending upon taste and availability. It is also cooked for lunch as well as for dinner. It is usually served with rice, parathas or puris. It is one of the favorite dishes of Lord Jagannath, Odisha. It’s a part of Maha Prasad. It’s a delicacy of the poor and rich and solace to mothers to feed their kids vegetable in the guise of dalma. Dalma is served as a side dish as well as a main dish.