Kairi Ki Dal

Tuvar dal cooked with raw mango and sambhar onions and tempered. This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

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Kairi Ki Dal

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Main Ingredients Raw Mango, Split Pigeon Pea
Cuisine Indian
Course Dals and Kadhis
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Tangy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Kairi Ki Dal

  • 1 small Raw Mango cut into ½ inch cubes
  • 1 cup Split Pigeon Pea soaked
  • 3 tablespoons Oil
  • 7-8 Sambhar onions
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 5 cloves Garlic,sliced
  • 4 Dried red chillies broken and seeded
  • 2 medium Onions diced
  • 15 Curry leaves
  • to taste Salt


  1. Boil the toovar dal in three cups of water.
  2. Heat two tablespoons oil in a non-stick pan. Add sambhar onions and sauté till golden. Add this to the boiling dal and continue to cook. Heat the remaining oil in another non-stick pan. Add butter and when it melts add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and garli
  3.  Add curry leaves and sauté till the onions are lightly browned. Add the raw mango cubes and continue to sauté. Add a little salt and let the mango pieces soften. Add the dal and mix well. Adjust salt, cover and cook for about ten minutes on medium heat.
  4. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1602
Carbohydrates 179.5
Protein 53.9
Fat 73.9
Other Fiber Fiber- 21.8gm