Tauk Dal Recipe

This Tauk dal is a sweet and salted yellow lentil (dal). This is quite a popular bengali dish.

1 tsp ghee
1/2 tsp onion seeds
250 gms pigeon pea divide (arhar dal)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
3 medium raw mangoes
4 -6 green chillies
salt to taste 
2 tsp sugar

How to make tauk dal :

  • Wash, take off and cut the mangoes into 6-8 pieces lengthwise.
  • Wash the dal and boil with 4 cup of water.
  • Mix in turmeric and stir.
  • Continue cooking for about 20 minutes.
  • Mix in raw mangoes, green chillies and salt.
  • Stir fry till the time the mangoes are soft but not mushy.
  • Mix in sugar and stir.
  • Heat up ghee in a kadhai and mix in onion seeds.
  • When they stop crackling pour out this over the dal.