Unripe Mango with Pigeon Peas

Khatte Aam Toor Ki Dal

Preparation info
  • Makes

    4 cups

    • Difficulty


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By Raghavan Iyer

Published 2008

  • About

My dear friend R. J., more affectionately called Molu, remembers this dal from his boyhood days at a boarding school in Dehradun, a city nestled in the Himalayas. Proud agricultural center for world-renowned basmati rice, green and black tea, and sweetly succulent lychee fruit, it is no wonder that this mountain resort became a mecca for the British rulers during the oppressive summer months. I especially enjoy the flavors in this dish, made sweet-tart by stewing unripe mango with pigeon pe