MANGO RICE


This is another addition to the list of variety rice,and a lunch box delight.Made from

grated  raw mango and a south Indian recipe.You can serve this with any curry ,(vegetarian

or non-vegetarian),and a raita!It’s a good quick lunch.

Well for a quick glimpse of the health benefits of raw mango.

Rich in VitaminC,VitaminA,and Vitamin E. Raw mango aids in weight loss(not the ripe

ones,which adds calories).

Raw mango helps to strengthen the immunity system,and to relieve all the waste from

your body.

Raw mango juice with some cummin seeds ,black pepper and salt,is a good drink to

overcome  dehydration.

Now that i have given an outline,let’s get into the recipe.

Ingredients (for 2 cups cooked rice)

2 cups basmati cooked rice.( you can use raw rice ,or any rice you prefer)

1 raw mango grated

1.5 tblsp.of ginger chopped fine

4 green chillies chopped

2-3 dry chillies

1/2 tsp mustard seeds

1/2 tsp.cummin seeds

10-12 peppercorns

10-12 cashewnuts

few curry leaves

a pinch of asafoetida

1/2 tsp cummin powder

1/4 cup coconut (optional)

3-4 tblsp.ghee

salt to taste

Heat the ghee in a wok, add the mustard seeds,asafoetida,red chillies,cummin

seeds,ginger ,green chillies curry leaves.Saute till the cashew turns light brown.

Add the mango, the rice and the rest of the spices, and mix well for 2-3 minutes.If you are

adding coconut,add at this stage .Remove from fire.

Garnish with fried curry leaves for the added aroma and taste!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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