Kacha aamer dal | Tok dal with arhar | Lentils with green mango

Kacha aamer dal | Tok dal with arhar | Lentils with green mango

This summer enjoy the afternoon light meals with Kacha aamer dal | Tok dal with arhar | Lentils with green mango. Usually Tok dal is made with red Lentils or masoor dal. I make it at home with masoor only. But today I thought of using arhar or Toor dal in Kacha aamer dal | Tok dal with arhar | Lentils with green mango. Let’s check the recipe now.

 

Time required to cook Kacha aamer dal | Tok dal with arhar | Lentils with green mango: 30 minutes

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ingredients for Kacha aamer dal | Tok dal with arhar | Lentils with green mango:

  • 2 cups Arhar or Toor dal
  • 1 big Green mango or kacha aam cut into medium cubes or lengthwise sliced
  • 3 – 4 green chillies
  • Pinch of turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Mustard oil or ghee
  • 1 tsp black Mustard seeds
  • 1 onion – sliced thinly

 

 

Kacha aamer dal | Tok dal with arhar | Lentils with green mango recipe:

  • Soak the lentils overnight
  • In a pressure cooker, put lentils, turmeric powder, water, salt, mango cubes and pressure cooker for 5 – 6 whistles
  • Open the lid after sometime. Start to simmer
  • Meanwhile in a tadka pan, heat oil and tamper with Mustard seeds, green chillies and onion slices
  • Pour the tadka over the dal and simmer for few more minutes until the Kacha aamer dal | Tok dal with arhar | Lentils with green mango is of desired consistentency

 

Kacha aamer dal | Tok dal with arhar | Lentils with green mango is ready to serve ! Beat the heat with a bowl of super tasty Kacha aamer dal | Tok dal with arhar | Lentils with green mango

 

 

 

 

 

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I am a foodie and a cook by passion. The aroma, the taste of food attracts me and the ingredients and their properties attract me even more. I pursued my bachelors in Electronics and Instrumentation engineering and have had a successful career in IT in automotive testing domain as an automation and manual test engineer. I worked for 8 years in Bangalore, Kolkata and Munich, Germany. After my daughter was born, I worked for 2 years and then decided to take a break to spend time with my daughter and watch her grow. Apart from spending time with my princess, I am devoting time to my hobbies of cooking and writing now.