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Tok Dal (Bengali-Style Raw Mango Dal) Recipe

Tok Dal (Bengali-Style Raw Mango Dal)
How To Make Tok Dal (Bengali-Style Raw Mango Dal)

Quintessentially referred to as tok dal or aam dal, it makes for a classic meal during the hot afternoons in Bengal.

  • Total Cook Time 35 mins
  • Prep Time 20 mins
  • Cook Time 15 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Tok Dal (Bengali-Style Raw Mango Dal)

  • 1/2 Cup Masoor dal
  • 1 Raw mango, deskinned, deseeded and sliced
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 Whole red chilli
  • 1-2 Green Chillies
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • Salt and sugar, as per taste
  • 1-2 tsp Mustard Oil

How to Make Tok Dal (Bengali-Style Raw Mango Dal)

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Boil the masoor dal with some salt, turmeric powder and green chilli. Keep aside.
Heat mustard oil in kadhai and add red chilli and mustard seeds. Let it splutter.
Add the mango slices, sugar, some salt and mix. Add a little water and close the lid to let it soften.
Add the dal and boil for some time. Adjust salt and sugar as per your taste.
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