Ambe Dal Recipe - Maharashtrian Salad with Raw Mango & Chana Dal

Ambe Dal Recipe is essentially a Maharashtrian salad recipe that is always part of a Maharashtrian Thali. is perfect to serve for along with your lunch or dinner. A refreshing dish with a classic tadka is a must try recipe in your kitchen.

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Ambe Dal Recipe - Maharashtrian Salad with Raw Mango & Chana Dal
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Ambe Dal Recipe with Green Mango and Chana Dal is a traditional Maharashtrian preparation, specially made during the hot summer months, when green Mangoes are abundant.

It is super quick and easy to make and requires just a few, easily available ingredients. Tart, unripe mangoes are grated and added to soaked, coarsely ground chana dal  This mixture is then flavoured with a spicy tadka of red chillies, curry leaves and asafoetida.

You can adjust the amount of mango depending on its tartness. This recipe can be used during festivals to make the special meal complete.

Serve Ambe Dal along with Aam Ka Panna Recipe - Raw Mango Juice Recipe or Aam Pudina Ka Panna Recipe as an evening or as part of the Maharashtrian Thali.  

Take a look at the other salads that we you can serve with this dal

  1. Uddina Bele Southekayi Kosambari Recipe
  2. South Indian Kosambari Recipe With Raw Mango, Cucumber, Carrot And Beetroot
  3. Hesarukalu Bele Kosumbari Recipe (Sprouted Green Moong Salad)

Course: Lunch
Diet: High Protein Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

25 M

Makes:

2 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Chana dal (Bengal Gram Dal) , soaked in water for 3-4 hours
  • 1/2 Mango (Raw) , peeled and grated (depending on the tartness the amount can be adjusted)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sugar
  • Salt , to taste
  • Ingredients for the Tadka
  • 1 tablespoon Cooking oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 6 Curry leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
  • 2 Dry red chillies , broken into pieces

How to make Ambe Dal Recipe - Maharashtrian Salad with Raw Mango & Chana Dal

  1. To begin making the Ambe Dal Recipe firstly wash and soak the chana dal for 4-6 hours. 

  2. 6 hours later, drain the water and add the chana dal into a mixer and grind it coarsely, with absolutely no water. 

  3. In a mixing bowl, combine the ground chana dal, grated mango, salt and sugar and give it a good mix. 

  4. In a tadka pan heat the oil on medium flame, add the mustard seeds and allow them to crackle, add cumin seeds, curry leaves, hing and red chillies.

  5. Add this tadka to the Mango-Chana dal mixture and mix well.

  6. Cool in the refrigerator for 30 mins (optional) and serve on a plantain leaf or large mango leaf.

  7. Serve Ambe Dal along with Aam Ka Panna Recipe - Raw Mango Juice Recipe or Aam Pudina Ka Panna Recipe as an evening or as part of the Maharashtrian Thali. 

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Last Modified On Thursday, 22 March 2018 14:13
     
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