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Thursday, March 19, 2009


Kairichi Dal

Its favorite dish in Maharashtra in summer season.


3/4 cup Chana Dal

1/2 cup shredded Raw Mango (Kairi)

3-4 Green Chilies

1Tsp Ginger paste

1/2 cup shredded coconut.

For Tempering:

4 Tsp Oil

1 Tsp Mustard Seeds

1 Tsp Asafoetida Powder

1 Tsp Turmeric Powder

1/2 Tbsp Sugar

salt to taste

For Garnishing:

Chopped Cilantro and 2 red chilies .


1) Soak chana dal 4 hours in the water. Drain all the water. Grind Dal coarsely in grinder with 2 green chilies. Make a fine paste of remaining chilies.

2) Peel raw mango and grate it.

3) Add chopped cilantro, grated coconut and grated raw mango to the grind Chana dal & chili mixture.

4) Add salt to taste and little sugar. If u need you can add more chili paste.

5) In a small nonstick pan heat 3-4 tbsp oil. Add Mustard seeds, Asafoetida Powder, Turmeric Powder and Ginger Paste.

6) Put this Tempering in ground mixture .

7) Mix it well. Garnish it with 2 fried red Chilies :-)