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Green Mango Masoor Dhal Tadka

I just followed my Cranberry Dhal Tadka recipe with some minor changes and this dhal turned out awesome.

Mango Masoor Dhal Tadka

Green Mango Masoor Dhal Tadka

 

Choose organic ingredients whenever possible.

Serves: 2

Ingredients: (Visit English – Tamil – Hindi translation/ஆங்கிலம்-தமிழ் மொழி பெயர்பு)

  • Masoor Dhal/ Red Lentil – 1/2 cup
  • Turmeric powder – 1/8 tsp
  • Asafoetida – a pinch
  • Ghee – 2 tsp
  • Salt – to taste

For Seasoning(Crush the ingredients roughly – preferably using Mortar & Pestle):

  • Peeled and finely chopped Green Mango – 1/4 cup
  • Clove – 1
  • Fennel seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Cilantro – about 10 sprigs (roughly chop to crush easily)
  • Curry Leaves – 6
  • Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Thai green chilly – 1 (remove the seeds)

Get started:

  • Dry roast the lentil, rinse it well and soak for at-least 6 hrs.
  • Boil the lentil with little turmeric & salt until mushy.
  • Heat ghee in a saucepan and add the roughly crushed seasoning ingredients and saute for 3 minutes in medium flame. (Add little water to avoid sticking to the bottom).
  • Add the seasoning mixture to the dhal and mix well.
  • Cook the dhal covered on low flame for 2 minutes.

Healthy and tasty Green Mango Masoor Dhal is Ready! Serve warm with plain rice/ roti/ paratha/ idli or dosai.

Note:

  • Dry roasting and soaking the lentils helps in better digestion.
  • Red Lentil is Tridoshic(in moderation for Vata).

 

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