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Ripe Mango Pachadi (Mampazha Pachadi) A Kerala Favourite!

4.50 from 4 votes

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Pachadi which is a Kerala recipe can be used as a side, accompaniment as well as a main curry with plain boiled rice.
This recipe is taken from noted blogger and author Ammini Ramachandran's award winning book - Grains, Greens and Grated Coconuts.
I have added a tempering before serving the Pachadi as I wanted it to take the place of the curry as I was serving to with rice. Its absolutely mouthwatering and a must try for those who love South Indian cuisine!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsLunch
CuisineSouth Indian
Recipe Taste Tangy
Servings 4
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Ingredients
  

  • 2 Mangoes ripe
  • 2 tsp Salt more if required
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 - 3 cup Coconut freshly grated
  • 3 - 4 Green Chilies fresh, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds rai, roasted on a tawa (griddle)
  • 1 1/2 - 2 cup Yogurt

For the tempering

  • 2 tbsp Coconut Oil or refined oil
  • 5 - 6 Curry leaves
  • 2 tsp Mustard seeds Rai
  • 2 Red chilies large dried
  • 1 tsp Fenugreek seeds methi
  • 1 tsp Asafetida heeng
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Instructions
 

  • Wash, peel and dice/cube the Mangoes. Put them into a cooking pot with 1 cup water and bring to a boil. Add salt and turmeric powder and stir.
  • Grind grated Coconut, green chilies and roasted mustard seeds in a chutney grinder till well blended into a thick paste.
  • Add 1 cup of the yogurt and grind again till the yogurt is well amalgamated into the mixture.
  • Beat the remaining yogurt with a whisk or spoon. Mix the coconut-yogurt paste with the simmering Mango pieces and mix well.
  • Add the beaten yogurt as well and stir. Taste and adjust the seasoning.
  • Heat oil and add the mustard seeds and chilies. When the seeds pop add asafoetida, fenugreek seeds and curry leaves.
  • Fry on low heat till the leaves become crisp. Pour on top of the Pachadi and keep covered for 10 - 15 minutes.
  • Serve hot with rice.
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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 652 kcal | Carbohydrates: 50 g | Protein: 13 g | Fat: 49 g | Saturated Fat: 40 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4 g | Cholesterol: 28 mg | Sodium: 1548 mg | Potassium: 966 mg | Fiber: 14 g | Sugar: 34 g | Vitamin A: 1653 IU | Vitamin C: 139 mg | Calcium: 311 mg | Iron: 4 mg
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Amrita Iyer
Amrita Iyer

I am a passionate foodie who loves to cook, serve and love to see people relishing my creations. Since the time I was small I used to wonder about the 'how' of things in the kitchen.

Then when I finally ventured as an unprofessional kitchen helper for my late grand-mother (a par excellent cook in her own generation) I was fascinated by the amount of stuff you could do to a simple milk and rice to form a most yummy pudding.

Here I am sharing my recipes with a will to learn from some and educate others as well!

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