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mangodi sabzi

Mangodi Aloo ki sabzi

This is a tasty home style mangodi aloo ki sabzi made with moong dal or split mung beans. It is tasty and nutritious and makes for a perfect meal.
Course Main Course | Curry
Cuisine Indian, North Indian | Uttar Pradesh | Punjabi
Keyword Mangodi Aloo ki sabzi
recipe Mangodi Aloo ki sabzi
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 201kcal


  • Pressure cooker


  • 2 cups mangodi
  • 2 potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 2 onions finely chopped
  • 2-3 tomatoes finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp. ginger-garlic finely chopped
  • 1-2 green chillies finely chopped
  • ½ tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp. garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp. red chilli powder as per taste
  • 1 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Chopped coriander leaves for garnish


  • Lightly toast mangodi on a tawa till they are golden brown. You may use a little oil if you wish to.
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add cumin seeds. Let them sputter.
  • Add chopped onions, ginger garlic and green chillies. Saute till they are golden brown and the raw smell goes.
  • Add tomatoes and cook some more till mushy. You can add a little water if it looks too dry.
  • Now add the toasted mangodis along with cubed potatoes. Add all the spice powders including salt. Stir together for 2-3 minutes.
  • Now add 4 cups of water and close the pressure cooker. Cook for 3-4 whistles till mangodis are well cooked and potatoes are creamy. Add more water after opening the cooker to make the curry consistency of your choice.
  • Serve hot garnished with chopped coriander leaves.


  1. This is a rustic style home curry that is super tasty.
  2. Serve it with a side of onions in lemon juice and some boiled rice or chapatis.
  3. You can skip chilli powder if you want it milder.
  4. This is a great way to have protein especially if you are a vegetarian or vegan.


Calories: 201kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 56mg | Potassium: 748mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 545IU | Vitamin C: 19.1mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 5.6mg