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March 24, 2011

KAZHANI KUZHAMBU | RAW MANGO KUZHAMBU - MANGO RECIPES

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This is my MIL’s special recipe.We bought some sour raw mangoes and i told my MIL to make something special with it. she told me about this kuzhambu and we tried on the same day. It was excellent .Its very simple to do. If u get sour mangoes, do try this .I am sure u’ll love it.It got a similar taste of puliodharai /puliyogare.Thanks a lot to my MIL for teaching me this yummilicious gravy / kuzhambu.I loved it.. Red heart.

INGREDIENTS


  • Sour Raw mango – 2 nos (medium sized, Slit cut into 3.Hope the above picture gives u a  clear idea )
  • Tamarind – One seed / Small Berry size
  • Turmeric powder –1/4 tsp
  • Curry leaves – A few
  • Salt – As needed.
  • Arisi Kazhani – 2 cups ( Drain the water after washing the rice and take it in a bowl ..The water would be white in color.Its called Kazhani in tamil )
To roast and Powder
  • Oil – 1 tsp
  • Methi seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Channa dal – 1tbsp
  • Urad dal – 1 .5 tsp
  • Toor dal – 1 tbsp
  • Red chillies – 6 – 7 nos
  • Hing /Asafetida – 1/4 tsp
To temper :
  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal – 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves  - a few
METHOD
  • In a wide mouthed kadai or bowl take the arisi kazhani and add the turmeric powder ,salt & one seed of tamarind.( We call this as ethir puli)
  • Wash the raw mangoes and slit cut into 3 pieces. Please refer the above picture .
  • Add these mangoes into the kazhani and cover cook till the mangoes cook nicely. Take care it should not be overcooked and becomes mushy.
  • Add 1/4 tsp of hing & curry leaves while boiling.
  • Now in a kadai , add a tsp of oil and roast the items in the same order.
  • Grind it to a coarse powder . ( run the mixie once or twice)
  • Once the mangoes are cooked , add the  coarse powder and allow it to boil for 5 mins. u’ll get a nice flavor.
  • The gravy should be watery as in picture.(like rasam)
  • Finally temper the kuzhambu & give some 30 mins standing time before serving ..
Enjoy with plain rice & papad.U can add a tsp of sesame oil in plain rice for additional taste.

Kazhani kulambu         

NOTE
  • Please grind the powder in a coarse form to get the kuzhambu in  watery consistency.If u grind it fine , u’ll get a  thick gravy. Please make it the way u want the gravy to be.
  • Hing should be twice here. One time in raw and another time while roasting.
  • Dont forget to add a pinch of tamarind. No need to soak & extract.. it will dissolve in the gravy.If u have the ready made paste , just add a drop of it.


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40 comments :

Vimitha Durai said...

Would be tangy and yummy... Lovely looking recipe...

Hari Chandana P said...

Wow !! Tangy and delicious recipe.. looks absolutely good and perfect.. thanks for the wonderful recipe dear.. nice clicks too !!

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VineelaSiva said...

Yummy recipe even we too prepare this recipe but quiet different.Love it .Its really droolinggggggggggggggg.

Reshmi Mahesh said...

I can feel the delicious and tangy taste from your pic....yummy dear...

Chitra said...

This is totally a new recipe for a new dish for me. Thank you for sharing this. :-)

Puja said...

Ahh-- that looks mouthwateringly superb n tempting..great pics too ;)


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Swathi said...

Delicious raw mango curry. sure taste great

USHA said...

Hi Chitra,

Thanks for stepping in myblog and dropping your lovely comment.

Hey this is looks simple and only job will be at dry roast and grinding part.

Thanks for sharing delicious and tangy receipe.

We use to do Sweet manago pachadi,with curd pachadi and mango sambar...this is new.

Sailaja Damodaran said...

Sounds interesting......

sathya said...

Very interesting recipe, looks yummy!

divya said...

Delicious click...Absolutely mouthwatering..

Ana Powell said...

Wow, I would love to be able to put my hands on some of those raw mangoes.
Such an outstanding recipe ♥

Santosh Bangar said...

tangy and mouthwatering dish

Priya Suresh said...

My grandma makes something similar to this kuzhambu, simply delicious..

Padma said...

Looks mouthwatering and nice clicks.

Aruna Manikandan said...

wow....
looks delicious dear....
will soon try this..
Thx. for sharing :)

Unknown said...

Wow Chitra,this is excellent recipe...Cann't imagine the taste,mouthwatering here...
Wonderful spread,yummy kuzhambu will try this:)

Vidhya said...

I am drooling over the pictures.I some how want some sour mangoes to try this.

Jeyashris Kitchen said...

Very new and yummy one .Love the name of the dish and bright click chitra

Swarnavalli Suresh said...

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Vijitha said...

Tangy curry. Looks so yum!

Rekha shoban said...

looks yummy!!nice click dear!

Raks said...

Wonderful click,loved the recipe too,drooling!!

Unknown said...

This is new to me...but sure a tasty interesting recipe

Indian Khana said...

Looks so gud ...with mango is yum...wonderful clicks ..looks awesome

lata raja said...

Very interesting recipe, totally new to me...I am just sorry I did not pick those pachchai mangai I saw with the vendor yesterday....Will keep this kuzhambu in mind during my next visit to the green grocer!

? said...

Chitra this looks gorgeous! We have variations..almost like a 'puli'.

GEETHA ACHAL said...

எங்க பாட்டி வீட்டில் இதனை செய்வாங்க.....சூப்பராக இருக்கு..

படங்கள் அனைத்தும் சூப்பர்ப்

Jayanthy Kumaran said...

This is another must try dish for me..fabulous Chitra..
Tasty Appetite

Shobha said...

I like the way you are sharing all the health info.
First time on your blog...following it.

JishasKitchen said...

wow..helpful post and a nice recipe too...looks very tempting..!!

Vikis Kitchen said...

What to say Chithra! Kalakkal thaan ponga. So lucky to get an expert MIL like her. Kulambu look so delicious.

Cham said...

Never heard of it, but sounds excellent this recipe!

Rumana Rawat said...

That is so tempting... i really want to taste that:)

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Mina Joshi said...

This is a new recipe for me. I love mangoes so I am sure it must taste great!

Sushma Mallya said...

wow the plate looks so awesome chitra....loved the recipe:)

Myvegfare said...

lovely mangoes gravy, I have one to post, my sister sent a recipe to me, I was planning to post it for satya's event, but misplaced the recipe, I need to check my mails! when I am in India I am going try this out

Sneha Benny said...

It's a very helpful post. The recipe looks awesome !!!

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Cynthia said...

Girl! You are making me ravenous with this post! Mouthwateringly good!