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Maanga parippu curry

Maanga parippu curry is a tangy Kerala curry with soft-cooked dal flavoured with sour raw mangoes and finished with fresh moringa leaves. This mango dal is a must-try recipe served with steamed rice.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
to cool the pressure cooker 15 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Main Dish, Traditional
Cuisine Autumn, diabetic friendly, Fusion, gluten free, Kerala, Pressure cooker, South indian
Servings 4 people


  • Pressure cooker
  • deep pot
  • ladle
  • Cutting board
  • Knife


For cooking the dal

  • 1/2 cup Moong dal pasipraippu | green gram dal
  • 2 cups drinking water

To make the dal

  • 1 small mango raw, green
  • 1/2 cup moringa leaves
  • 1 cup water
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder you can use grated fresh turmeric instead.

for tempering

  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 10 curry leaves
  • 1 small shallot
  • 2-3 dry red chillies


  • Wash the dal and add it to the pressure cooker.
  • Add the water and cook for 3 whistles.
  • Let the pressure release naturally and open the cooker and mash the dal.
  • Set it aside till you need it.
  • Wash and chop the raw mango into small cubes.
  • Add the water, turmeric powder, salt and the mango pieces into the deep pot or kadai.
    raw mango cooking
  • Mix well, cover the pot and set it to cook.
  • Add the cleaned moringa leaves.
  • Once the mango pieces are soft-cooked, add the mashed dal.
  • Stir well and cook the dal mix till it is bubbling.
  • In a separate small pan add the coconut oil, mustard seeds and let them crackle.
    tempering for mango moringa dal
  • Now add the curry leaves and once they fry add to the dal that is cooking.
    kerala dal with mangoes.
  • Remove from heat and serve the dal warm
    mango moringa dal
Keyword curry recipes, Indian vegetarian dinner, Lunch recipes, mango recipes, summer recipes
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