Friday, April 22, 2011


The weather is great nowadays.The warm weather ,especially after such an horrendous winter is so welcoming that it puts everyone in a good mood.My one and a half yr old son is so happy to be out more frequently, play on the lawn and go crazy picking up leaves and sticks :).My husband taking up new home improvement projects every weekend and as for me, busy in kitchen trying out new dishes.Last week it was Mint puris, this week its Mango rice.Its got the right tang and tastes delicious. It's best when prepared using ghee.This is my first try and certainly not the last.


Rice - 3 cups,cooked
Raw Mango- 1 cup, grated (dont squeeze the juice from it)
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Urad dal - 1 tsp
Peppercorn - 3-4,whole
Chana dal - 2 tsp
Curry leaves - 1 sprig
Green chillies - 3 nos,slit
Ginger - 2 tsp,finely chopped
Peanuts or Cashews - 2 tbsp, roasted
Asafoetida - a pinch
Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
Ghee - 1 tbsp
Cilantro - a small bunch, chopped
Salt to taste


Heat some ghee in a large pan.Ones hot add mustard seeds.Ones it starts to pop add urad  dal,chana dal, peppercorn,ginger,green chillies,and curry leaves.Stir it until the dals turn lightly brown.Then add turmeric and asafoetida.Stir for a couple of seconds then add grated mango.Stir well.Now add the cooked rice and season it with salt.Add the roasted nuts in the end.Combine it all well.Garnish with coriander leaves.Serve warm.



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Sukanya Ramkumar said...

This is my fav... Looks so good. Nice recipe....Yummy bowl of food...

Roopa said...

Luved this a lot ! thank you for all the food that you made for us :) It was indeed the best !

Aruna Manikandan said...

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mango rice looks perfect and very tempting...

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