Raw Mango Moong Dal Chutney/Mamidikaya Pesarapappu Pachadi#Improv

This is a Vegan & Gluten Free Moong Dal & Mango Chutney using raw mango, moong dal and other spices. Pachadi's in Andhra cuisine is mainly a chutney. This can be had with rice or dosa, this will actually pair well for sandwiches or even with rice. 
¼ Cup Yellow Moong Dal
1 Small Raw Mango- peeled & chopped
2 Dried Red Chillies
¼ Teaspoon Cumin Seeds
Salt to taste
1 Teaspoon Oil
For the Tadka

¼ Teaspoon Mustard Seeds
¼ Teaspoon Urad Dal
A Sprig Curry Leaves
2 -3 Dried Red Chillies
1 Teaspoon Oil
A pinch of Asafoetida


Heat a teaspoon of oil in a pan. Add the moong dal and fry it, stirring continuously on a low flame till golden brown. Transfer it to a plate and set aside. In the same pan add the cumin seeds and fry for a few seconds. Transfer it to the plate and set aside. After this add the red chillies and fry for a few seconds.  Let them cool completely.
In a small mixer jar first grind the cumin seeds, moong dal and red chillies into a coarse powder. Now add  the chopped mango, salt  to taste and grind it to a little coarse paste by adding water. Transfer the chutney into a bowl.
For the Tadka
Heat oil in a pan. Add the mustard seeds and urad dal and let them splutter and the urad dal turns brown, add the curry leaves, asafoetida and red chillies, mix it well and immediately pour this over the ground chutney.
Serve with rice or with Tadka Dosa, this is a quick, easy, tasty and delicious chutney.
My Notes

For this chutney, have used 
 semi ripe yet firm mango, can use raw mango too, just add the quantity mango according to its sourness. So taste it before you take it out from the mixer jar. 
Labels: Chutneys & Dips, Raw Mango, Lentils, Vegan, Gluten free, Healthy, Andhra Pradesh, Improv Cooking Challenge,South Indian

Improv Cooking Challenge: August 2019  
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  1. My favorite thing about this event is finding recipes I would have never thought of otherwise. I've had store-bought mango chutney before, but this looks incredible.

  2. That looks so delicious, I've never seen that cooking technique on a dal before!