Wednesday, May 27, 2015


#MaangaiSpicyChutney  #RawMangoSpicyChutney : This Summer I have been experimenting with #maangai to prepare variety of recipes other than what I usually do. The other day I was watching a cookery show on television by the famous Revathi Shanmugam. In that show she demonstrated the way her Telugu neighbour used to make a spicy maangai chutney that goes well with rice as well as tiffins. So far I have done chutneys with raw mango along with coconut. I found that her maangai chutney is without coconut. So I tried this spicy chutney following her method and added mint leaves also to give an extra zing to the chutney. The addition of mint leaves gave a distinct welcoming aroma to the spicy maangai chutney.
Here comes the recipe.

Maangai Spicy Chutney [ Raw mango spicy chutney ]

Ingredients :
3/4 cupMaangai [ raw mango ] grated
3 or 4Red chilly
3 or 4Green chilly
1 TspMustard seeds
1 1/2 TspBlack gram dhal
2 TspGram dhal [ kadalai paruppu ]
1/2 TspCoriander seeds
1/4 Tspasafoetida powder
20 - 25Mint leaves [ Pudhina ]
1 TspOil
1 TspSalt [ adjust ]

Method :
Heat a kadai with oil on a stove over a medium flame.
First crackle mustard seeds and then add black gram dhal.
Then add gram dhal and keep stirring until dhal becomes golden color.
Add red chilly & green chilly and stir for a minute.
Finally add asafoetida powder and turn off the stove.
Now add grated mango and stir for a minute or so.
Then transfer into a plate or bowl to cool down.
Once all the roasted and sauteed ingredients have been cooled down to room temperature, transfer into a mixer jar. Add required amount of salt.
Grind coarsely without adding water.
The water content of maangai is just enough to grind the ingredients.
Finally add mint leaves [ pudhina ] and grind.
If necessary add little water to grind the chutney.
Transfer into a serving bowl.
Tasty spicy chutney is ready.
Goes well with all tiffin varieties and also with rice.
Maangai Spicy Chutney [ Raw mango spicy chutney ]
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