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Mango Dal - Manga Pappu

posted 3 Dec 2013, 01:42 by Rajmi Arun
Raw mango - 1 medium sized
Thuvar dal - 1 1/2 cups
Green Chilly - 2 nos
Red Chilly - 1 no
Curry leaves - a few
Coriander leaves - 1/4 cup
Asafodeita - 1 pinch
Turmeric Powder - 2 pinches
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
Ghee - 2 tbsp
Salt to taste

Pressure cook thuvar dal for 3 whitsles along with turmeric powder. Let it cool and mash well. Dice mango into very small pieces (or grate it). Cook the mango pieces with 1 slit green chilly, a pinch of turmeric powder, hing, 1/2 tsp salt on a low flame till the mango pieces become soft and tender.

Mix the mango pieces and the dal together and cook covered in low flame for about 2 mins.

In a seasoning pan add ghee and mustard seeds. When it splutters add red chilly and the remaining green chilly and curry leaves. Pour it on top of the dal. Decorate it with coriander leaves. (Add required salt after tasting the dal).

Serve with hot rice and ghee.