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May 29, 2017







Tis' the season of Raw Mangoes and a kairi dal is a must.


    1 small raw mango cut in cubes
    1/2 cup toor dal cooked in cooker
    1 tbsp fresh coconut (or 1/2 cup coconut milk)
    4 pepper corns (or 1 tsp black pepper powder)
    1 tsp ghee
    1/4 tsp mustard seeds
    1/2 tsp hing
    few curry leaves
    salt to taste
    1/2 tsp sugar
    2 green chilies slit
    1/2 tsp turmeric powder


1. Cook the toor dal in a cooker using 2 cups of water. Once the dal is done, mash it and keep it aside.
2. In a pan, add the cooked dal, green chilies, raw mango, turmeric powder and cook on simmer for 10 mins.
3. Add ground pepper corns & fresh coconut and add to cooking mixture. You can also use coconut milk and black pepper powder.
4. Then add salt and sugar & cook for 1 minute.
5. In a tempering bowl, add ghee, mustard seeds, hing & curry leaves – Add to the dal and simmer for 2 mins.
6. Serve and enjoy with some rice!

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Roopa's biggest inspirations, apart from the women in her family are Chef Sanjeev Kapoor, and the late Tarla Dalal. She has cooked on several TV shows, food challenges and YouTube videos. Learn her recipes on Coastal Kitchen.

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