April 25, 2012

Manga Kothamalli Chutney | Raw mango-cilantro chutney


What tempted me in this recipe was the unusual combo - Raw mango and cilantro... During summer days, can it get any better than that - two of my favourite ingredients coming together in a yummy tangy chutney .. Although I generally make this Instant mango pickle with raw green mangoes, I was inspired by Suma's recipe that I had bookmarked here. So, attempted this combo and loved it to bits.. I am always on the lookout for fun filled ways of introducing greens and veggies, and this was a power packed one for breakfast. Served it with Kanjivaram Idli, it was a total sellout with S giving it a 5/5 rating and kiddo lapping up her button idlis (which she likes only with Molagapudi) :) Wonderful way to start the morning, wouldnt you say ?

Thanks Suma for the recipe, which I modified a bit (sans peanuts and added carrots)... Am sure it would add to the growing list of yummy chutneys that my family loves so much. Now off to the recipe..

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Prep time - 10 mins 
Cook time -  05 mins 
Serves - 3
Difficulty level - Easy
Serving suggestions - Idli Dosa or Uttapams / Chapati
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Ingredients:
  • Raw Mango grated - 1/4 cup
  • Dalia / Roasted Gram (aka Chutney dal) / Pottukadalai - 2 handfuls
  • Carrots grated - 1/4 cup
  • Cilantro / Coriander leaves - a handful
  • Grated coconut - 3 TBSP
  • Salt - to taste
  • Jaggery - 1 tsp (grated)
  • Oil - 1 TBSP
  • Tempering : Mustard seeds, Asafoetida (Hing)

Method:
1) Wash and grate mango and carrots separately.
2) Wash and roughly chop coriander leaves.
3) In a pan, heat oil. Lightly saute the grated carrots, cilantro and grated mango for 1-2 mins till the cilantro wilts a bit and the raw smell of the carrots diminishes. Switch off the flame, and add the roasted gram and coconut and saute once more. 
4) Cool the mixture thoroughly, and grind it to a smooth chutney with salt and jaggery.
5) Transfer to a serving bowl. Prepare tempering and add to the chutney.
6) Serve with  Idli Dosa or Uttapams.

25 Foodie Comments:

Maayeka on April 25, 2012 said...

tangy and delicious chutney ,nice combo of ingredients..

Srivalli on April 25, 2012 said...

That's a lovely colour..this is the best part of the year with Mangoes!

Jaleela on April 25, 2012 said...

Nice combination

Nupur on April 25, 2012 said...

Wat a nice combo.. never heard of this one really :)

You could link it to my ongoing event Kids Delight – Fruits

Priya on April 25, 2012 said...

Yummy,fingerlicking chutney..simply love the colour.

Champa on April 25, 2012 said...

Very nice.

Nalini's Kitchen on April 25, 2012 said...

Wonderful combo...such a delicious and tangy chutney...

Anisha Ranjit on April 25, 2012 said...

I can almost taste the flavours in my mouth...My mom use to make it a different version of this.

Harini-Jaya Rupanagudi on April 25, 2012 said...

good one! chutneys are welcome anytime!

Gayathri Kumar on April 25, 2012 said...

Very interesting combo of ingredients. Chutney looks so inviting...

rajani on April 26, 2012 said...

bookmarking this!

Jayanthi on April 26, 2012 said...

Lovely color of the chutney and the kanjeevaram idli is just so tempting...BTW thanks for enabling the name/url option ...

Now Serving on April 26, 2012 said...

A great combination of things going for the chutney! Looks terrific!

Chef Mireille on April 26, 2012 said...

I've bookmarked this lone - love all the flavors in this chutney!

R on April 26, 2012 said...

so tangy and delicious.

Vardhini on April 26, 2012 said...

Tangy chutney .. flavorful.

Vardhini
CooksJoy

Pavani on April 26, 2012 said...

Tangy & Delicious chutney. Looks yummy.

Prathibha on April 26, 2012 said...

very delicious chutney..looks yumm

deep krishna on April 26, 2012 said...

That's a delicious meal ...

Mythreyi on April 26, 2012 said...

Love the flavors in this chutney...

-Mythreyi
Yum! Yum! Yum!

Suma Gandlur on April 28, 2012 said...

Thx or trying. We too love this cutney. Now I need to try your variation. :)

PJ on April 28, 2012 said...

Nice combo of ingredients for chutney...

the mad on April 28, 2012 said...

Yum this is a mighty interesting chutney.Love it.

Sravs on April 29, 2012 said...

unique combo and tasty one !! Thanks for linking to the event !! Appreciate It :)

Ongoing event CC:Spring Seasonal Food

Preeti Garg on April 29, 2012 said...

awesome recipe

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