Saturday, July 26, 2008

Green Mango Daal

This is a Daal I got to try out at a friends place while visiting her for a weekend. I had to try it out as I loved the flavor of Mango in the daal. Thanks Jo ! This is the best daal I have ever had in my entire life ! I made this for lunch today and we had it with Alu paratha and also with rice. We couldn't stop eating !


1 cup Toor daal (Pigeon Pea)
1 big Green mango
1 tsp Salt


2 tsp Oil
1 tsp Mustard seeds
1 tsp Cumin seeds
1 tsp Asafoetida powder
1 tsp Turmeric powder
4/5 Curry leaves
1 Red chilli

Method :

Chop the mango with skin on into cubes.Discard the seed.
Add to 1 cup toor daal and cook in water till done.I cooked it in the pressure cooker for 3 whistles.1 cup daal with 3 cups water for the pressure cooker.
Heat a pan and add oil.
Add the tempering and wait till mustard splutters.
Add the daal with mango .
Add 1 cup water, salt and cook on medium till it boils.
Enjoy with rotis and rice.