Cookbook:Mango and Yellow Split Pea Curry

Mango and Yellow Split Pea Curry
CategoryIndian recipes
Time25 minutes

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Mango Dal also known as Amchur Dal is a vegetarian dish from Southern India which is also popular in the West. The dish is popular amongst vegetarians and persons who wish to limit the amount of meat in their diet.




  1. Soak dal over night.
  2. Boil dal in water. Rinse, drain, and keep in separate container.
  3. Boil mango slices in their juice. Add boiled dal and add additional water if required.
  4. In a separate pan, sauté onion, ginger paste, and garlic paste in oil until golden brown.
  5. In a separate pan heat ghee, hing, turmeric, garam masala, chilli powder, mustard seeds, and cumin.
  6. Add all mixtures together in boiling mango and dal pot.
  7. Add fenugreek leaves, and continue boiling.
  8. Allow to cool and serve with rotis or naan and rice.