Raw Mango Dal

The Mango Dal is an easy and tasty dal which goes well with steamed rice topped with Ghee. One can always skip adding garlic. If the mango is not sour enough you can add a little tamarind pulp while cooking your dal.
Prep Time
5-10 Minutes
Cooking Time
25-30 Minutes
3-4 People
Toor Dal
Moong Dal
Chopped Raw Mango
Finely Chopped Onion
Chopped Ginger
Chopped Garlic (optional)
Turmeric Powder
Red Chilli powder
¼ Cup
½ Cup
½ Cup
¼ Cup
1 Tsp.
½ Tsp.
½ Tsp.
½ Tsp.
To Taste
Fenugreek seeds
Whole Dry Red Chilli
Green Chilli
Curry Leaves
½ Tsp.
½ Tsp.
¼ Tsp.
A Few
1 Tsp.
1.     Soak toor and moong dal for ½ hour. Drain the water and add fresh water to the dal and combine chopped raw mango, chopped onion, ginger, garlic , turmeric powder and red chilli powder and pressure cook it for 4-5 whistles.

2.     Once the pressure goes down, add salt and mix well.
3.     Heat ghee for tempering. Add mustard and fenugreek seeds. After the seeds crackle add asafetida and the slit green chillies and broken dry red chillies along with curry leaves.
4.     Pour the tempering over the cooked dal.
5.     Mix well and simmer for 5 minutes and garnish with coriander leaves.

6.     Serve with steamed rice.


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