June 28, 2011

Palakoora Mamidikaya Pappu ~ Spinach and Mango Dal

Ingredients :

Spinach : 3 bunches
Raw Mango : 1 small sized
Toor Dal : 1/2 cup
Green Chillies : 3 or 4
Dried Red Chillies : 2
Turmeric Powder : 1/4 tsp
Mustard Seeds : 1tsp
Urad dal : 1tsp
Chana dal : 1tsp
Salt to Taste
Oil : 2 or 3 tsp
A Pinch of Hing

Method :

Remove the stems from spinach leaves. Wash and chop the spinach leaves and keep aside. Wash, peel and chop the mango into medium size pieces. Wash the toor dal properly with plenty of water. Put the toor dal, mango pieces, chopped spinach, chopped green chillies and one cup of water in a pressure cooker. Cook till 3 or 4 whistles. Turn off the flame and wait unill the pressure go off. Remove the dal mixture from cooker and keep aside. Heat oil in a vessel add mustard seeds, urad dal, chana dal and a pinch of hing. When the seeds stop popping
add cooked dal mixture, turmeric powder and salt. Mix well and cook about 5 minutes. Take it out and serve with roti or hot steamed rice and a dollop of ghee.

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  1. very tempting and delicious dal..

  2. Delicious , simple dal with mango and spinach.

  3. Lovely mango-spinach combo...I love mango in my dal too!!


  4. Delicious combo and both my fav together :)

  5. Yummy curry...never tried spinach and raw mango together...will try it...

  6. Omg, tongue tickling dal..truly inviting and healthy..

  7. Have tried Mango methi dal but never tried this...Looks yummy!!

  8. i have had this daal at andhra restaurants n' just love it...thank u for sharing the recipe...:)

  9. You reminded my MIL. She used to love dals with the addition of mangoes.
    Your dal looks delicious.

  10. healthy dal...i use only toor dal...urs is interesting..will try it!

  11. That's one lovely dal i've been wanting to make ever since i tasted it at a friend's place...Am going to make this very soon

  12. Love It! "Taste bhi, Health bhi". Will try it out during this mango season. Thanks for sharing.

  13. It looks so so delicious.. love the click...

  14. Love adding raw mango in dals!!! This one looks so delish!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  15. loved the combo..looks so delicious..perfect with rice..

  16. Slurppp..Looks tempting & mouth watering.

  17. Nice n comforting dhal! Never combined spinach and mango! Interesting recipe! :)

  18. You have a lovely blog with great recipes.Glad to follow you.


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