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Tauk Dal

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An ecstacy of raw mango

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Preparation Time : 31-40 minutes

Cooking time : 31-40 minutes

Servings : 4

Tauk Dal

Main Ingredients

Split pigeon pea (toor dal/arhar dal), Raw mango

Cuisine

Bengali

Course

Dals and Kadhis

Level Of Cooking

Easy

Ingredients

  • Split pigeon pea (toor dal/arhar dal)
    1 cup
  • Raw mango
    1 medium
  • Green chillies slit and destemmed
    4-6
  • Turmeric powder
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Sugar
    1 teaspoon
  • Ghee
    1 tablespoon
  • Onion seeds (kalonji)
    1/2 teaspoon

Method

Step 1


Peel, deseed and cut mango into six to eight pieces lengthwise. Soak the dal in three cups of water for half an hour. Drain and boil in four cups of water till soft. Add turmeric and stir. Continue cooking for about twenty minutes.

Step 2


Add raw mango, green chillies and salt. Cook till the time the mango is soft but not mushy. Add sugar and stir. Drain and boil in four cups of water till soft. Add turmeric and stir. Continue cooking for about twenty minutes.

Step 3


Add raw mango, green chillies and salt. Cook till the time the mango is soft but not mushy. Add sugar and stir. Heat ghee in a kadai and add onion seeds.

Step 4


When they stop crackling pour this over the dal. This dal tastes best at room temperature and is a good accompaniment to rice.

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