May 17, 2010

Mango dal

Mango dal is a favorite in our home cos of its little tang and the aroma.. not forgetting the taste too :) Its so simple and easy to make that there can be no excuse not to make it. With mangoes in season this is a frequent visitor on our lunch plates and will be again every other mango season :)

Serves... 2 ppl 
Serve option... Hot rice

This is what u'll need....

Raw mango 1/2
Tuvar dal 1/2 cup
Sambar powder 1 tbspn
Salt to taste
Oil for tadka
Mustard seeds 1 tspn
Urad dal 1 tspn

Here is the stir....
  • Peel and dice the mango into small cubes
  • Wash tuvar dal and add it to a pressure cooker
  • Toss in sambar powder and add 1 1/2 cups of water. Pressure cook for 4-5 whistles till the dal is soft enough to be mashed up easily
  • Meanwhile heat a tbspn oil in a pan and add a tadka of mustard seeds, urad dal
  • Add this to the dal along with some salt. Mix well and serve hot with rice
  • Enjoy this little sour and more tasty dal for a simple lunch

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