Dried Mango Dal

30 Apr

Magaya Mukkala Pappu / Amchur Dal


Dried Mango Slices / Amchur 5 – 7
Toor Dal 1 cup
Green Chiles 3
Turmeric Powder a big pinch
Salt to taste


Urad Dal 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves 4
Asafoetida a pinch
Oil 1 tsp

Method of preparation:

Wash toor dal with water and pressure cook in 2 cups of water for 3 whistles.
Wash amchur slices under running water.
Remove stems, wash and slice the green chiles.

Heat oil in a deep vessel, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When urad dal changes color, add green chiles, dried mango slices, turmeric powder and salt.
Pour a cup of water and cook covered until mango slices turn soft from inside.
Uncover and add cooked toor dal.
Bring to boil and serve hot with steamed rice or roti.

Notes: This amchur dal is perfect substitute for raw mango dal when raw mangoes are out of season.

3 Responses to “Dried Mango Dal”

  1. Kiran April 30, 2008 at 11:03 am #

    Lovely pappu, anusha. One question though, where do you get these dry mango pieces? I don’t think i’ve ever seen them in stores in CA.

  2. anusharaji April 30, 2008 at 11:09 am #

    mine were home made but i have seen them in CA indian stores
    ask for amchur slices not powdered amchur.

  3. Asha April 30, 2008 at 12:57 pm #

    Hello Anusha, I am baaack!:D

    Hope you are doing well. Dry mango dal is looking fab, very clever!:))

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