Friday, May 13, 2011

Menaskai- mango in sweet and sour gravy

  • 10 small mangoes
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • pinch hing
  • salt to taste
  • 15 long chillies roasted
  • 3 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1/4 tsp jeera
  • 1/4 tsp urad dal
  • 1 tsp channa dal
  • 1/2 tsp sesame seeds
  • 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 2 tbsp jaggery
  • 1 cup coconut
1. clean small mangoes.
2. remove skin of the mangoes and discard the skin, put all the mangoes in the vessel and add 3 cups of water. keep this on medium flame,add turmeric powder,hing and salt, cover and cook for 10 minutes.
3. In a pan roast red chilles with little oil for 2 minutes,keep this aside.
4. in the same pan roast coriander seeds, cumin seeds, urad dal, channa dal, fenugreek seeds and sesame seeds,for 3 minutes till light brown.keep this aside.
5.add little oil and roast the coconut in the same pan  till it turns slightly red.

6. In a mixer jar put red chillies, coriander seeds, urad dal,channa dal, fenugreek seeds, sesame seeds and cumin seeds and grind to a fine powder.
7. to the same jar add the roasted coconut and grind for 5 seconds.Add the ground mixure to the boiling mangoes and mix well, add jaggery and cook for 5 minutes. If the gravy is very tangy add more jaggery. bring to boil and take off the flame
for seasoning
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1 red chilli
  • pinch hing
  • 10 curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp oil.
 1. in a small pan,heat oil,when hot add mustard seeds, curry leaves ,red chilly and curry leaves.when the mustard stops splattering , pour on the mango gravy.

1 comment:

  1. Hi!

    Can you please tell me which variety of mango can be used for this recipe to get the authentic taste? Thanks


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