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Aam Dal / Lentils with Green Mango

Sangeeta Biswas
10 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Aam Dal / Lentils with Green Mango RECIPE

It's a summer dish. A staple in Bengali households during this season when mangoes are in abundance.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • Indian
  • Simmering
  • Blending
  • Boiling
  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Red lentils /masoor dal or mung dal or combination of both 1 cup
  2. Green mango cut into cubes - 1-2
  3. Turmeric powder -1 1/2tsp
  4. Red chili powder -1 tsp
  5. Mustard seeds -1/2tsp
  6. Dry red chili - 2pieces
  7. Salt
  8. Sugar - 1 tbsp


  1. Pressure cook the dal/Dals with 1/2tsp turmeric powder and salt. Keep aside.
  2. Take a Wok.Add mustard oil. Bring it to the smoking point and then again bring the gas into the sim.
  3. Add mustard, dry red chili. Sauté it.
  4. Add the mangoes and fry for few minutes.
  5. Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, salt and mix.
  6. Add the boiled dal.Mix it well .
  7. Smash some of the mangoes with the back of the ladle for the tangy taste.
  8. Add sugar to balance it. Bring it to boiling point for few minutes.
  9. Aam dal is ready.

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Sheetal Sharma
Sheetal Sharma   May-22-2017

Aam Dal sounds excellent!

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