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..

Prep time - 10 mins 
Cook time -  05 mins 
Serves - 3
Difficulty level - Easy
Serving suggestions - Idli Dosa or Uttapams / Chapati
  • 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)

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.


  1. tangy and delicious chutney ,nice combo of ingredients..

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

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

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

  4. Yummy,fingerlicking chutney..simply love the colour.

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

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

  7. good one! chutneys are welcome anytime!

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

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

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

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

  12. so tangy and delicious.

  13. Tangy chutney .. flavorful.


  14. Tangy & Delicious chutney. Looks yummy.

  15. very delicious chutney..looks yumm

  16. Love the flavors in this chutney...

    Yum! Yum! Yum!

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

  18. Nice combo of ingredients for chutney...

  19. Yum this is a mighty interesting chutney.Love it.

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

    Ongoing event CC:Spring Seasonal Food


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