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Spicy Mango Pickle Dal

16 Aug

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Magaya Pappu.

Dal is prepared by cooking the toor dal. Mango pickle is added to the cooked dal along with spices and boiled for few minutes. Serve spicy mango pickle dal with steamed rice and dollop of ghee. Any mango pickle without the skin on the mango and mustard seeds powder would do.
Makes: around 2 Serving of Spicy Mango Pickle Dal.

Ingredients:

Grated Mango Pickle 3 Tbsps
Toor Dal 1 cup
Salt to Taste

Talimpu:

Mustard Seeds 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp
Urad Dal 1/4 tsp
Broken Dried Red Chiles 3 – 4
Asafoetida a Big Pinch
Curry Leaves 5
Oil 2 tsps

Method of preparation:

Refresh toor dal in fresh water and keep aside.
Pressure cook washed toor dal in 2 cups of water for 3 whistles.

Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When mustard seeds start spluttering, add cooked toor dal and few pinches of salt.
Add half a cup or so of water and bring it to a boil.
Stir in the grated mango pickle and boil for another minute or two.
Serve spicy mango pickle dal with steamed rice and dollop of ghee.
Notes: Make sure not to overcook the dal once pickle is added.

Suggestions: Adjust mango pickle according to your preference.
Variations: Check other dal recipes here.
Other Names: Spicy Mango Pickle Dal, Magaya Pappu.