Prep time: 20 min Cook time: 20 min Serves: 4

Dalna is a signature Bengali vegetarian dish, consisting of a delicious mix of vegetables and spices, all in a thick, rich gravy. Watch the video to see how easy it is to make this traditional Bengali recipe using Shelly’s Classic Bengali Dalna Mixed Masala.

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  • Assorted Vegetables 500g
  • Mustard Oil 4 tsp
  • Shelly’s Dalna Masala 4 tsp
  • Sugar 2 tsp
  • Tomato Puree 1/2 tsp
  • Ginger 1/2 tsp
  • Onion Paste 1/2 tsp
  • Water 1 cup
  • Shelly's Ghee 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Per 100g
  • Energy Value 357.96kcal
  • Protein 13.28g
  • Fat 16.92g
  • Carbohydrates 38.14g
  • Sodium 1115.44mg



Heat oil in a pan fry the assortment of vegetables
that are cut into squares and quarter sizes.


Heat 4 tsps of cooking oil in the pan and add 4 tsps of Shelly’s Dalna Masala made into paste by adding water.


Stir for sometime, taking care that the masala
does not stick to the bottom.


Sprinkle some salt to taste and about 2 tsps
of sugar to balance the flavours.


Pour the tomato puree, ginger paste and onion paste to it (optional). Fry well.


Pour in a cup of water, cover and let it simmer.
Stir from time to time.


Wait till the vegetables are cooked and nearly dry.


Garnish with 1 tsp Shelly’s Premium Ghee.


Serve hot with Shelly’s Gobindobhog rice.

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Shelly’s Classic Bengali Dalna

Shelly’s Classic Bengali Dalna

Mixed Masalas

This Bengali vegetarian speciality is a delicious mix of vegetables and spices in a thick gravy. Shelly’s Classic Bengali Dalna Mixed Masala lets you create this tasty dish at home with all its authentic flavours.

Available in 10g & 100g (10g*10)

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