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Friday, 26 April 2013

Maangai Kuzhambu/Raw Mango Kuzhambu

My mom makes different types mango kuzhambu's and this is one among them. This is a typical South Indian kuzhambu, especially made during the mango season. Though this recipe might look spicy, the sour mango will balance it and taste awesome. Check out other delicious South Indian -TamilNadu special Kuzhambu varieties here.

Here’s how to make it with step by step photos…


Ingredients

Raw Mango
2 big or 3 small
Onion
1 finely chopped
Green chillies
2 split lengthwise
Mustard seeds
½ tsp
Cumin seeds
½ tsp
Curry leaves
6-8
Gingelly oil/sunflower oil
1 tbsp
Salt
As needed
Coriander leaves
2 tsp finely chopped

For Roasting & Grinding

Onion
1 chopped
Tomato
1 chopped
Cumin seeds
½ tsp
Urad dhal
1 tsp
Channa dhal
1 tsp
Coriander seeds/dhania
1 tbsp
Dry Red chillies
6
Grated coconut
5 tbsp
Curry leaves
6
Oil
1 tsp

Method

Cut the mangoes, make some big pieces and use the seed also in the gravy.


In a kadai heat oil, add cumin seeds, urad dhal, channa dhal, curry leaves and sauté until the dhal turns to golden brown color. Add the coriander seeds, dry red chillies and sauté until nice aroma comes. Add the onions and sauté until golden brown. Now add the tomatoes and sauté until mushy, finally add the grated coconut and sauté really well and switch off the stove. 


Let it cool, than grind it in the blender to fine paste. Add about ½ cup water when grinding and keep it aside.

In the same kadai heat gingelly oil, add mustard seeds let it splutter then add cumin seeds, curry leaves and sauté. Add onions, green chillies and sauté until golden brown. Now add the cut mangoes and sauté for about 3 min.


Add the ground paste, salt , about one and half  cup of water and mix it well. Cover and cook for about 5-7 min. Finally garnish with coriander leaves and add 1 tsp of gingelly oil on top and serve it.


Yummy and delicious mango gravy is ready to be enjoyed, can be served with white rice or with rotis, idlis or dosas.

Thank you very much for visiting my blog, please come back again for more traditional South Indian kuzhambu’s.

Other South Indian Kuzhambu varieties that might be of your interest...

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14 comments:

  1. I love anything which has mango in it, Mango thokku looks so YUM!
    Thank you so much for sharing so many traditional recipes...

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  2. Oh oh oh!!!! another one of my fav. I used to grew up eating loads of mangoes for savory dishes and still can't get enough. I can imagine the marvel of the curry. In fact, I can have the curry by its own without rice.

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  3. Awesome recipe... But in my WCG event is not based on theme or recipe... You have to link your blogpost regarding giveaway and simply tadka both what you did it on your blog as
    4th entry. Blogpost about giveaway and my blog Simply Tadka.

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  4. One of my maternal grandma(ammavin chithi) also prepares this khuzhumbu,but never tasted it..it loks super & tangy!!

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  5. Looks delicious and sounds intresting

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  6. i love all kind of mango preparation priya.. i also add drumstick with mango :) very yummy..

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  7. That mango curry look's so good. Now m desperately missing my home and the mangoes swirling in the garden there.I miss India.

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  8. Wow raw mango --- makes me drool here. Tempting.

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  9. Thank you all for the wonderful comments...

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