Malika Masoor Dal (Red Lentils with Green Mango)

Red Lentils with Green Mango (Malika Masoor Dal)

Red Lentils with Green Mango (Malika Masoor Dal)

In early spring, green, unripe mangoes are a featured ingredient in the daily menu at Raja Sulaiman Khan's home in Lucknow, India. Here, amchoor—dried green mango—adds sour pungency to creamy lentils.Ingalls Photography

In early spring, green, unripe mangoes are a featured ingredient in the daily menu at Raja Sulaiman Khan's home in Lucknow, India. Here, amchoor—dried green mango—adds sour pungency to creamy lentils. This recipe first appeared in the tablet edition of our August/September 2014 special India issue.