Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Amer dal.. a Bengali cuisine

I  love bengali cuisine.Bengali dishes are vey much similar to our konkani dishes especially vegetarian dishes. and not too spicy.First time i tried this bengali dal and it was very tasty.My son simply love dal so daily i try to make different variety of dal.They prepare variety of dishes with raw mango.My son loved this dal and want me to prepare this again tomorrow. 

Tur dal-1/2cup
Moong dal-1/2cup
Raw mango-1(cut into small pieces)
Red chilly-2
Curry leaves-1spring
Salt to taste

  • Cook both the dal together in a pressure cooker adding 4cups of water.
  • Now take a sauce pan and heat ghee,in that add mustard seeds,cumin ,curry leaves and red chilly saute for a second..
  • Now put turmeric followed by raw mango pieces and salt and saute for 2mins.
  • Now add the cooked dal and boil until mango pieces turns to soft .
  • Serve hot with plain boiled rice and pour some ghee.


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