Saturday, June 19, 2010

     This is my own recipe and known this from the time I started my career in the Hotel Industry, try it out simple goes well on a Summer afternoon with good Plain rice or ideal for Chapatti also........
                                                                     MANGO DAL         
YOU NEED      
Tu var Dal( Pigeon Peas)   1 cup
Raw diced mango   1 cup ( used with skin)
Turmeric   1/4 tsp
Garlic   5 cloves
Mustard   1/2 tsp
Jeera   1/2 tsp
Asafoetida   1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Onions   2 tbsp ( Finely chopped)
Curry Leaf a sprig
Green Chilly 2  nos (chopped)
Oil   2tbsp
Coriander for garnish

DO IT     
-Pressure cook Dal with garlic,turmeric and keep aside ensure not to overcook or make it Mushy.
-In a Kadai heat oil and add the mustard when it crackles add jeera, onion saute when the onions turn translucent add the green chilly,curry leaves, mango, asafoetida and saute on slow fire, then add the cooked Dal, a cup of water, depending on how you prefer add salt to taste and simmer on low heat till mangoes are cooked,
-Garnish with coriander and serve