Sunday, August 8, 2010

Mango Rice

This is a very quick ,easy & Delicious recipe made with raw mangoes. this dish is specially prepared on “Ugadi” Telugu new year celebration(in South India).

:2 person
Preparation & cooking time :- 20 to 30 minutes
  1. 1 cup uncooked /2 cups plain cooked rice
  2. 1 to 1-1/2 cup Grated Raw mangoes(Adjust the quantity to your taste preference)
  3. 1/2 tbsp Mustard seeds
  4. 1/4 tbsp Cumin seeds
  5. 1/2 tbsp Sesame seeds(optional)
  6. 1/4 tbsp Channa dal
  7. 1/2 tbsp washed Urad dal
  8. 2 whole red chillies
  9. 1/8 tbsp Turmeric Powder
  10. 1/4 tsp Asafoetida (Hing)
  11. 2-3 tbsp chopped Green chili
  12. 3 tbsp oil
  13. 1 - 1-1/2 tbsp Salt (to taste)
  14. 3-4 Kari Patta (Optional)
For Garnishing:
  1. 1/4 cup finely chopped raw mangoes
  2. 1/4 Cup fried or roasted Peanuts/Cashew nuts
  3. Chopped coriander leaves.
Preparation & Method:
  • Prepare boiled rice.
  • Peel the skin & grate the raw mango.
  • Pour oil in a pan & add whole red chilli,saute for few seconds.(15-20 sec on medium flame)
  • Add mustard seeds & cumin seeds & let them crackle then add chana dal & cook for few second(30-45 sec)then add washed urad dal & let it cook for few minutes on slow flame until they turned ito nice golden color.
  • Add chopped long thin sliced onion & let them cook untill they become transparent.(2-3 mins)
  • Now add turmeric powder & asafoetida (Hing)let it cook for few seconds
  • Add raw mangoes & saute for 1-2 minutes then add salt to taste & mix all the ingredients well & cook for 1-2 mins on medium flame,
  • When It will start loosing out some oil Add Boiled rice & mix properly for 3-4 mins on medium flame & your Mango Rice is ready.
  • Serve on plate & garnish with chopped raw mangoes, nuts,chopped coriander leaves.
  • Any type of rice can be used for this recipes but remember not to overcook the rice.grains should be separate like pulao.
  • Don’t over cook mangoes otherwise it will kill the raw mango flavour
  • If you want you can add 1/4 cup thin sliced onion & some Kari leaves before adding raw mangoes & cook for 2-3 minutes until they will become transparent.
  • it should be serve hot & it goes well with potato chips


  1. wow swapnil..its great..abhi hi itna achha lag raha hai..jab khaungi to kitna maza aayega..perfect u.and perfect dish.