Mugu Riha

By azu  

May 28, 2017

Mugu Riha 0 5 0
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • 10 mins

    20 mins

    30 mins

  • Yields: 4 people


2 cups yellow lentil

1 cup onion (finely chopped)

½ cup curry leaves

5 x 1 inch Rampa leaves

1 tsp ginger (crushed/grated)

3 cloves garlic (crushed/grated)

1 tsp chili (finely chopped)

1 tsp cumin seeds

1 cup coconut milk

1 cups smoked tuna (sliced) OR 1 can tuna

3 slices raw, green mango

2 X ½ inch cinnamon

5 cardamoms

½ tsp turmeric powder

2 tbsp coriander leaves

Salt to taste



1Rinse lentils until the water runs clear

2Place the lentils in a pot, cover with water until it rises about 3 inches above the lentils, and boil over a medium flame. (keep a close watch as thick froth can rise and overflow from the pot as the lentils boil; regularly scoop out the rising froth)

3Once the lentils are soft (about 10 – 15 minutes), add half of the cumin seeds and all other ingredients except the coconut milk and cook for about 3 minutes over a low flame

4Add the coconut milk and take off the stove

5Add the rest of the cumin seeds and the coriander leaves, cover and keep for 2 minutes

6Serve with rice or roshi

Mugu riha / yellow lentil curry


1 comment

  1. Fathun says:

    Coriander leaves were not in hand. So omitted that. Still it was perfect. Thanks for the recipe


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