Raw Mango Rice

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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!!!.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Served AsLunch
CuisineSouth Indian
Servings 3


  • Cooked rice – 2 cups
  • Grated raw mango – 1 cup
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Chopped coriander leaves – 2 tablespoons
  • Salt
  • Cooking oil – 2 tablespoons
  • Asafoetida - 1 pinch
  • 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 MAKE OR PREPARE RAW MANGO RICE OR MAVINAKAI CHITRANNA OR MAMIDIKAYA PULIHORA RECIPE_x000D_ 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._x000D_ _x000D_ Wash and grate one medium-sized mango.  Keep one cup of grated mango aside.
  • 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._x000D_ Add chopped green chillies, red chillies and curry leaves and saute for half a minute.
  • Add grated mango,turmeric powder and salt and mix well to combine with the spices.
  • Add cooked rice and combine together.   Switch off the flame._x000D_ Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot._x000D_ Serve raw mango rice hot with papads, chips or raita as side dish.
  • NOTES/TIPS_x000D_ You can also use leftover rice for this dish._x000D_ Add cashewnuts or green peas to enhance the flavor._x000D_ Add grated raw mango according to the tangy taste desired by you.

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