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Mango Dal

I had raw mangoes sitting in my fridge for a long time. I was wondering what to make and one of my friends here make this mango dal often. I like this a lot and it is easy to cook. So I tried this Mango Dal and it came out really good.

Time of Preparation : 25 minutes
Spice Level : 3
No of Servings : 2 to 3


  • Raw Mango (cut into small cubes) – 1
  • Onion (medium size)(roughlychopped) – 1
  • Tomato (chopped) – 1/2
  • Garlic (crushed) – 2
  • Green Chillies (long)(slit lengthwise) – 2
  • Split Pigeon Peas / Toor dal – 1/2 cup
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Salt – to taste

For Seasoning:

  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves – a few
  • Asafoetida – a pinch
  • Red chillies – 1 or 2

Method of Preparation:

  1. Heat oil in the pressure cooker and add green chillies, garlic followed by the chopped onions.
  2. Fry till they turn translucent and add the chopped tomatoes.
  3. Add the salt and turmeric powder and fry till the tomatoes become soft.
  4. Update : Add the mangoes here and sautee them for 2 minutes.
  5. Then add the toor dhal and add water.
  6. Pressure cook for 4 whistles.
  7. Season it with all the ingredients for seasoning.
  8. Serve hot with rice or Chapati.

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  1. Love the combination of this! It is perfect.

  2. Tangy and yummy looking dhal…

  3. Lovely combination for this tangy treat…

  4. wow looks yummy, sure a nice combination for rice

  5. Mango and dal sounds a wonderful combo and can imagine the tangy flavour in that

  6. good one- looks nice

  7. A very yummy-looking dal! Love the added tanginess of the raw mangoes!

  8. Lovely combo,sounds delicious and tangy.

  9. Thank you friends for your wonderful comments :)

  10. love this..nice clicks..looks so yummy!!

  11. Fabulous dish – looks great!

  12. where have we added the mangoes in the recipe ?

    • Sorry..I forgot to put that. I have updated now..

  13. Thank you all :)

  14. oh..this is my fav………liked urs very much

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