Indian Mango Dal (#1240)

Serves
Ready
6
45
Minutes
Prep
Cook
10
Minutes
35
Minutes
Categories
Soups Stews Indian Side Healthy
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Ingredients

  • 4 cups Water
  • 1 tsp Salt divided
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric ground
  • 1 Tbsp Canola Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 medium Onions chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 Tbsp Ginger freshly minced
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander ground
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 cup Lentils yellow
  • 2 Mangos peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup Cilantro freshly chopped

Directions

  1. Put lentils in a colander and rinse until the water runs clear.
  2. Add lentils, 4 cups water, 1/2 teaspoon salt and turmeric in a large saucepan and mix well.
  3. Bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat to a simmer, partially cover and cook, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  6. Add cumin seeds and cook until fragrant and starting to brown, about 30 seconds.
  7. Stir in onion, cook, stirring, until soft and beginning to brown, about 5 minutes.
  8. Then stir in garlic, ginger, coriander, cayenne and the remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and cook, stirring, for 1 minute more.
  9. Stir the garlic mixture and mangoes into the lentils.
  10. Return to a simmer, cook, stirring occasionally, until the lentils are falling apart, 10 to 15 minutes more.
  11. Add cilantro and stir well.
  12. Serve warm.
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