Hyderabadi Khatti Dal (Mango Lentil Curry from the Indian state,

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 40 mins

A wonderful recipe submitted by Syeda Basarath to this week's Thursday magazine. Totally delicious and a must have for mango lovers!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put the first three ingredients in a pressure cooker.
  2. Pressure cook for upto 2-3 whistles.
  3. Remove from flame and let out the steam.
  4. Mix the cooked lentils with water using a wooden spoon.
  5. Boil the mixture for 5 minutes.
  6. Heat oil in a pan.
  7. Add cumin seeds and mustard seeds.
  8. Allow to splutter.
  9. Once they stop spluttering, add curry leaves.
  10. Stir-fry until fragrant.
  11. Add garlic and stir-fry until the raw smell is gone.
  12. Mix in the red chilli and turmeric powders and the corriander leaves.
  13. Fry till it turns slightly brown.
  14. Pour over the boiled lentils.
  15. Serve hot over cooked white rice.
  16. Enjoy a hearty lunch!


Most Helpful

Excellent for people who like khatti food. Went very well with plain steamed rice and pepper papad.

Sangeetha November 02, 2005

love to try more hydrebadi foods. could u please send me more of hydrebadi foods like curries and rice recipes. thanks

mum ariff March 16, 2004

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