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Corn dalia tomato bhath

This is a a very simple steamed dalia in a fresh tomato puree. The tomatoes gives it a very beautiful color and also a tangy taste. Make it as spicy as you like. Tomato bath using rice is very common in Indian preparations.  This is just a variation using corn dalia. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Cool down time10 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 8


  • InstantPot


  • 2 cups Corn dalia
  • 2 cups Tomato puree
  • 1 cup mixed vegetables diced
  • Coriander leaves finely chopped - for garnish

Seasoning Items -

  • 2 tbsps Sesame oil
  • 1 Onion chopped finely
  • 2 inch piece Ginger grated
  • 3 Green chillies finely chopped
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves


  • Start InstantPot on Saute mode, add  all the seasoning items
  • Add the corn dalia, vegetables and mixed well 
  • Add the tomato puree and 2 cups of water, Season well with salt
  • Mix well, cook under pressure for 10 minutes, Let it cool down naturally for 10 minutes
  • Release pressure and mix well, garnish with coriander leaves
  • Enjoy with spicy indian pickle and plain yogurt!