Thursday, May 21, 2015

Maangai-Chutney 1

#MaangaiChutney 1  #RawMangoChutney 1 : Now market is flooded with Mangoes as Summer is at its peak. They are available in different varieties with varied taste. Generally raw mango that is not very sour in taste and little bit sweeter is preferred by all to enjoy with red chilly & salt or black pepper powder & salt. Street vendors also sell cut pieces of this raw mango and serve you after topping the pieces with red chilly powder & salt mix. This variety is called by many names such as bengaloora, thothapuri, kili mooku maangai, etc.,... But mothers and grandmothers always used to advise children not to eat raw mango that too with chilly powder as it might affect their stomach and increase their body temperature.
But actually mango is very nutritious and loaded with vitamins & minerals. It is rich in vitamin A, C and minerals like potassium, phosphorous, magnesium & calcium.
I always used to make Maangai Pachadi with jaggery and once I tried a chutney with raw mango. After that I have started preparing different combinations of maangai chutneys with or without coconut.
Here comes one more chutney which I tried recently.

Maangai Chutney [ Raw mango chutney ]

Ingredients :
1/4 cupMaangai slices [raw mango slices ]
1/2 cupCoconut scrapings
3 or 4Red chilly
2 TspGram dhal [ kadalai paruppu ]
1/4 TspAsafoetida powder
1/2 TspOil
3/4 TspSalt [ adjust ]
To Temper :
1/2 TspOil
1/2 TspMustard seeds
8 - 10Curry leaves

Method :
Heat a kadai with oil on a stove over a slow flame.
Add red chilly and gram dhal and fry until gram dhal turns golden color.
Transfer into a mixer jar.

Add other given ingredients also into the mixer jar.
Grind coarsely adding enough water.
Transfer into a bowl.

Again heat the kadai with oil.
Splutter mustard seeds and then add curry leaves.
Turn off the stove and pour over the chutney.

Maangai Chutney [ Raw mango chutney ]

A very good chutney to relish with Pongal, upma, idli and dosai.
It can also be mixed with white rice adding a dash of gingelly oil.

Other chutney recipes you might like to try
Green Chilly Chutney
Green Chilly
Green Coriander seeds Chutney
Green Coriander seeds Chutney
Maangai Chutney [ Raw mango chutney ]
Pudhina Thuvaiyal [ Mint chutney ]
Maangai Thaengai Chutney
Maangai Thaengai Chutney

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