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mango dal recipe-tangy indian mango dal served with rice.
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Mango Dal Recipe-Mamadikaya Pappu

Mango dal recipe also known as mamadikaya pappu is a delicious and tangy dal recipe made with pigeon peas and sour raw mango. Vegan and gluten free lentils stew to serve with rice.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3
Calories: 123kcal


For cooking dal

  • 1 raw mango medium sized, sour
  • 1/2 cup toor dal pigeon peas OR thuvaram paruppu
  • A pinch of turmeric powder

For tempering mango dal

  • 3 teaspoons oil
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon urad dal
  • 1 teaspoon channa dal
  • 10 curry leaves
  • 2 green chilies slit
  • 1 dried red chili
  • A pinch of turmeric powder


For cooking dal

  • Wash and peel the raw mango. Remove the stone and chop the mango finely.
  • Take rinsed toor dal in a pressure cooker. Add the chopped raw mangoes
  • Mix well and add water. Also add a pinch of turmeric powder. Close the pressure cooker and cook for 4 whistles.
  • Once the pressure is released mash the dal and mangoes well. Season with salt.

For tempering mango dal

  • Heat 3 teaspoons oil in a small pan. Temper with mustard seeds, urad dal, channa dal, curry leaves, green chilies, red chili and turmeric powder. Mix well and add to the cooked dal.
  • Simmer for 2 minutes and remove from flame. Serve hot with rice.


Calories: 123kcal