Monday, February 25, 2013

Kairi Ki Khatti Dal


1 Cup Tuvar dal (Yellow lentils)/Masoor Dal (Red Lentils)
1 Raw Mango (Kairi)  peeled and cut into cubes
2 Tomato (finely chopped)
1  tbsp Ginger garlic paste
1  tbsp Red chilli powder
¼ tbsp Turmeric powder
2-4 green chillies finely chopped
Salt – to taste

For seasoning (Baghar)

6 tbsp Oil
2  tbsp Cumin seeds
2  tbsp Black mustard seeds
2 Garlic Cloves (optional)
2 Dried Red chilliies  (optional)
6-8 Curry Leaves(optional)

For Garnish
Coriander leaves (finely chopped )


In a pressure cooker at medium high heat, 
add tuvar dal /masoor dal, tomato,raw mango cubes,
 ginger garlic paste, red chilli powder & turmeric powder.
Let pressure cook for about 15-20 minutes until the lentil is tender(paste).

Then  at medium heat ,
add green chilli, salt to taste, curry leaves
 let it cook for 10-15 minutes.

For seasoning (Baghar)

 In a saucepan add oil at medium high heat
,add cumin seeds, black mustard seeds, after few seconds add garlic cloves (optional) & dried red chillies (optional) stir for few seconds remove from the heat.

Then pour the Baghar over the lentil soup and 
let it cook for 5 minutes & remove from the heat.
Garnish with coriander .
Enjoy It :)


  1. looks sooo tempting n delicious...nice clicks..

  2. Looks super yummy! Loving the flavours!

  3. adding raw mango to dal is new to me,sounds interesting..and looks yummy

  4. Nice recipe!..amazing to have it with white rice !

  5. tempting dal recipe :) love the color

  6. wow..looks tempting n healthy!!

  7. Sounds so delish :) Lovely clicks too :)

  8. Luv this dal, delicious and tempting.

  9. I had cooked this yesterday. It was awesome.

  10. This sounds wonderful and I really love the ingredients in this recipe. The combination of the herbs and spices must be lovely.

  11. Roha nice pictures... All the ingredients are very known but over all its little different Dear... But FOR SURE I am going to try this one... Thanks for sharing. nice one...

  12. Roha... now is it Ok Dear... check plz... did u get my FB page?

  13. Wow! Mango in dal is new to me. Will try it nexttime....

  14. My favourite kairi daal,I almost make the same way :)


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