Kairi ki Dal - SK Khazana

The refreshing flavour of raw mango makes this dal extra special This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Kairi ki Dal - SK Khazana

Main Ingredients Split pigeon pea (toor dal/arhar dal), Raw mango
Cuisine Indian
Course Dals and Kadhis
Prep Time 3.30-4 hour
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Tangy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Kairi ki Dal - SK Khazana

  • 1 cup Split pigeon pea (toor dal/arhar dal)
  • 1/2 cup Raw mango grated
  • 2 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Cumin seeds
  • 3-4 Green chillies slit
  • 1/2 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 1 inch Ginger grated
  • Fresh coriander leaves 2 tablespoons chopped + for garnish
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon Brunt garlic
  • Fried onions 1/2 cup + for garnish
  • to taste Salt
  • to serve Steamed rice


  1. Take toor dal in a bowl, add sufficient water and soak for 3-4 hours. Drain, boil and transfer into another bowl.
  2. Heat ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, green chillies, asafoetida and ginger, mix well and sauté for 1 minute.
  3. Add raw mango, mix and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Add 1 tbsp coriander leaves, turmeric powder and red chilli powder, mix well and saute for 1 minute. Add burnt garlic and fried onions, mix well and saute till oil separates.
  4. Add cooked dal and mix well. Add salt and churn with a churner. Add remaining coriander leaves, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with fried onions and coriander leaves and serve hot with steamed rice.