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May 10, 2010

RAW MANGO RICE / MANGO RECIPES

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I learnt this from my MIL.. I usually make this for my husband's lunch box. My mil adds roasted & ground fenugreek seeds powder which gives a nice taste & flavour for this rice..Soon i'll post my mom's easy mango rice..

Ingredients
  • Raw mango – 2 cups ( grated) 
  • Green chilly – 2 nos ( slit cut)
  • Red chilly – 3-4 nos ( pinched into two)
  • Methi seeds –3/4 tsp ( roast & powder)
  • Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
  • Hing – 1 tsp
  • Salt – As required
  • Cooking oil – 4 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  • Urad dal – 2 tsp
  • Channa dal –2 tsp
  • Curry leaves - a  sprig
For rice :
Basmati rice – 1/2 cup ( i used steamed rice with water & rice ratio of 2.5 : 1)
Water – 1 cup
Sesame oil – 1 tbsp

Method 
  • Grate the mangoes and set aside.


  •  In a kadai , dry roast the methi seeds till it turns brown and powder it.
  • In the same kadai , add the cooking oil and splutter mustard seeds , urad dal , channa dal , green chillies , red chillies &  half of  hing , curry leaves..
  • Then add the grated mango and turmeric powder & saute well till its cooked nicely.
  • Add the remaining hing and methi seeds powder..Saute for sometime and switch off the flame.Take the paste and store it in an air tight container after it cools down.
  • Pressure cook rice and water in 1:2 ratio . Remove and  allow it to cool.
Mix the rice and required mango paste topped with sesame oil.Check for salt ..
Enjoy with papad !!



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25 comments :

Indian Khana said...

Pass this over here and I shall try....looks gr8

Chitra said...

Thnx priti for quick comments :)

Hari Chandana P said...

Yum Yum Yummm.. looks soo tempting dear.. nice click too

Asha said...

Yummy and tangy rice, love the color.

PranisKitchen said...

yummy yummy ..really nice color and i can imagine the taste..
nice picture yaar.Sometimes when i cook the rice it will get overcook..but the taste will be there na..good one yarr

Gita Jaishankar said...

Mango rice sounds and looks so delicious Chitra :)

Jayanthy Kumaran said...

Hy Chitra,

superb da...lovely presentation..with more nutritional facts.

Sushma Mallya said...

tangy and nice chitra, pic too is good,not bad at all...

Kalyani said...

looks great & deliicous ....

GEETHA ACHAL said...

மிகவும் அருமையான சாதம்...சூபப்ர்ப்...

Rachana said...

mmm spicy and tangy rice, Chitra :)

Priya Suresh said...

Tangy mango rice looks yummy...even the rice is mushy, am ready to have this delicious rice immediately..yumm!

Ana Powell said...

All your dishes are so colourful, just love your work.
Well done x

Padma said...

Love this simple and tangy rice. Perfect for summer Chitra.

Vikis Kitchen said...

Another great recipe from you chitra. Mango saatham looks very delcious dear.

Rekha shoban said...

i love dis rice very much...my hubby does it well than me. rite time to do this rice...

Ms.Chitchat said...

Perfect mango rice. Loved the click too.

Ash said...

Another forever favorite.... My hubby who did not know this prep, loved it the very first time I prepared this & from then, when it is the mango season, he would buy them for sure to get me to make this prep for him..... Awesome color!!!!

Ash...
(http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

Raks said...

Mouthwatering,wish to have some now!

Myvegfare said...

I love Mango Rice!!, Nice colour, feel like having it now!!,

Shama Nagarajan said...

i love this rice..delicious...

Chitra said...

Thank u all dearies :)

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

rice looks so colorful and yummy!

Manju said...

love the tanginess of this rice!! yumm!

Unknown said...

looks delicious..