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Raw Mango Rice

Raw Mango Rice
Raw Mango Rice
  • Prep time
  • Cooking time
  • Serves3 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeSouth Indian
  • Good for Lunch

About this recipe

Raw mango rice is another easy version of rice recipe made with rice, raw mangoes and spices.  It is also quite popular in Andhra Pradesh, where it is called as Mamidikaya pulihora.  Raw mango rice is a quick and simple to make rice dish.  Here raw mangoes are used instead of lemon, which gives a tangy taste to this dish.  It is a perfect option for lunch box.  Since mangoes are available now in plenty during this season, try this tangy and yummy rice dish this summer and enjoy with your friends and family!!!.

Ingredients for Raw Mango Rice

  • Cooked rice – 2 cups
  • Grated raw mango – 1 cup
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Chopped coriander leaves – 2 tablespoons
  • Salt to taste
  • Cooking oil – 2 tablespoons
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • Mustard seeds - 1 teaspoon
  • Urad dal – 1 teaspoon
  • Chana dal - 2 teaspoons
  • Chopped green chillies – 1
  • Red chilies – 2 (broken into 2 pieces)
  • Peanuts - 2 tablespoons
  • Few curry leaves

How to cook Raw Mango Rice

  1. HOW TO MAKE OR PREPARE RAW MANGO RICE OR MAVINAKAI CHITRANNA OR MAMIDIKAYA PULIHORA RECIPE Cook rice with enough water (1:2 ratio of rice to water).  Once cooked and cooled down, spread the rice in a plate, so that the grains are separate from each other. Wash and grate one medium-sized mango.  Keep one cup of grated mango aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan.  When it becomes hot, add mustard seeds and allow it to crackle.  Then add asafoetida, urad dal, chana dal, peanuts and fry till it turns light golden in colour. Add chopped green chillies, red chillies and curry leaves and saute for half a minute.
  3. Add grated mango,turmeric powder and salt and mix well to combine with the spices.
  4. Add cooked rice and combine together.   Switch off the flame. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot. Serve raw mango rice hot with papads, chips or raita as side dish.
  5. NOTES/TIPS You can also use leftover rice for this dish. Add cashewnuts or green peas to enhance the flavor. Add grated raw mango according to the tangy taste desired by you.
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