How about having a sour, sweet and tangy flavour in a single side dish ? Feels amazing isn’t it ? Yes, and that is this Raw Mango Chutney. Chutneys are prepared by blending coconut along with spices, shallots and ginger and then tempered with coconut oil, mustard seeds, dry red chillies and curry leaves. These chutneys are used as side dish for Dosa, Idli, etc. But raw mango chutneys belongs to dry chutney category which is served along with lunch.
Raw Mango Chutney is prepared by blending raw mango pieces along with spices, sugar and salt. This is a popular condiment in Indian cuisine. Raw mango chutney is one of the major side dish for Rice gruel (Kanji) along with some lentils. This rice porridge gives a light feel to the stomach, but it is loaded completely with energy boosters to provide you strength.
The most important thing to keep in mind is always to prepare fresh chutneys for that day. Keeping in refrigerator and using it again results in taste difference for the chutney. Also, use fresh mangoes to make the chutney. Traditionally, people used stone hand grinder to make chutneys. But nowadays chutneys are prepared by using blender or mixer grinder.
Raw mango is peeled and cut into pieces. This raw mango pieces are then mixed with shredded coconut, shallots, green chilli, curry leaves, ginger, salt and sugar. These ingredients are then blended together without adding water.
Prepare this delectable dish in the coming mango season and enjoy !
1. Raw mango chopped – 1/4 cup
2. Grated coconut – 1 cup
3. Shallots – 3
4. Ginger – a small piece
5. Green chillies – 2
6. Curry leaves – half sprig
7. Salt – to taste
8. Sugar (optional) – 1/2 teaspoon
9. Coconut oil – 1 teaspoon
Method of preparation :
1. Cut the mango to small pieces.
2. Grind the ingredients 1 to 8 in a blender to a smooth chutney without adding water.
3. Mix this chutney with fresh coconut oil.
4. Depending on the sourness of mango, you can add salt as per your taste.
5. This chutney is best served with hot boiled rice.