Mango Dhal

This is my version of mango dhal.


Mango – 1
Moong Dhal – 1 cup
Oil – 2 tsp
Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
Asafoetida/hing – a pinch
Curry leaves – 2 stalks
Turmeric – 1/2 tsp
Garlic, chopped – 6 pods
Ghee – 1 tbsp


  1. Peel the outer cover of the mango and slice them in thin pieces.
  2. In the pressure cooker, add the oil and when it is hot add the mustard seeds
  3. After the mustard seeds pop, add the cumin seeds followed by asafoetida.
  4. Add the garlic and fry till they turn light brown.
  5. Add the curry leaves & turmeric.
  6. Then add the sliced mango & ghee and toss them for minute.
  7. Now add the dhal and 3 cups of water.
  8. Close the cooker and wait for 6 whistle.
  9. Serve hot with rice.

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