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Showing posts with label MANGO. Show all posts
Showing posts with label MANGO. Show all posts

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Mango Lassi | Summer Specials and Lakme!

Mango is one of the favourite fruit in the family. Now the season started and coming up, we bought these in Little India on weekend shopping. Mango Lassi is favourite drink for my hubby and MIL. Kids will also love it.

Ripe Mango - 1no pulp or chopped
Curds/Plain thick  yogurt - 1/2 cup
Milk  - 1/4 cup(if the curds are sour)
Sugar -1 tablespoon(As per your taste)

Preparation Method
Put all the ingredients in a mixie/juicer or blender and blend to smooth paste.

Serve chilled. Add ice cubes if required.

Mango Lassi is ready to serve. Enjoy.

This recipe is going to Cooking Made Easy Mango event by Anjali.
Mango Mania 99 by Pumpkin Farm
Kids Delight Fruits by Srivalli and Nupur.

This Summer I am going out with my family and friends to a Water Theme Park to beat the heat. Lakme has been my favourite since many years. I use there cleanser, moisturiser, nail polish, foundation, Rose powder, compact powder and I do not go out without Lakme suncreen lotion.

This entry is going to Lakme event by indiblogger

Friday, March 23, 2012

Manga Sadam | Mamidikai Annam | Ugadi Special Recipe!

I wish you all my readers a very Happy n Prosperous Ugadi and Gudi Padwa!

ಯುಗಾದಿ ಹಬ್ಬದ ಶುಭಾಷಯಗಳು,  ఉగాది శుభాకాంక్షలు and  'गुढी पाडव्याच्या हार्दिक शुभेच्छा'.

Manga Sadam | Mamidikai Annam| Mavinakayi Chitranna |Mango Rice is very tangy and delicious rice. Its usually prepared on Ugadi. Click here for recipe for Ugadi Festivals.

Rice - 1 cup
Raw Mango - 1 no(Kizhimukku)Grated
Groundnuts - Handful
Gingely Oil - 2 tablespoon
Mustard - 1 tspn
Channa Dal - 1 tspn
Dry Red chilli - 2nos(As per your taste)
Turmeric pwdr - 1/4 tspn
Hing - a pinch
Curry leaves
Preparation method:
Cook rice with 2.5 cups water for 3 to 4 whistles. Allow the rice to come to normal temperature.
In the mean while
Heat oil in a pan/wok, add mustard seeds. Once it splutters add channa dal, groundnuts. Saute till channa dal turns light brown. Add curry leaves, red chillies and saute.
Add the grated mango and cook till its soft. Add little salt and turmeric powder.
Turn the stove off. Add the rice and salt. Let it sit for a while so that the taste of mango is gets obsorbed into the rice .

Manga Sadam rice is ready to serve. This can be served with fried papads and vadams. I served with Mor Kolambu.

Notes - You can also cut mangoes into small pieces and grind coarsely in mixie.(Optional)

This recipe is going to Only South Indian event by Pari

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Manga Thenga Chammanthi | Raw Mango Coconut Chutney

Manga Thenga Chamanthi | Raw Mango Coconut Chutney is a Kerala dish. Its simple and tasty.
Raw Mango - 1/2 no
Fresh Grated Coconut - 1 cup
Green Chilli - 2 nos

Coconut Oil or Cooking oil - 1 tspn
Mustard - 1/2 tspn
Venthayam/Fenugreek Seeds - 1/2 tspn
Dry Red chlli - 1 no

Preparation Method
Grind all the ingredients above to coarse paste.
Then season it with the above.

Manga Thenga Chamandhi is perfect combination for Kootu Sadam.

This recipe with brocolli soup is going to Shilpa's Life is Green Event.

Monday, June 20, 2011

Mangai Inji Urugai/Mango Ginger Pickle

Mangai Inji/Mango Ginger is a traditional Tamil Brahmin pickle. This has both flavours mango and ginger. This is available in India in Aadi Masam. But it was available at Little India. I have learnt all these recipes after marriage from my Mother-in-law. My hubby and in-laws like this a lot. Its good for digestion.

Mangai Inji/Mango Ginger - 100 gms
Green Chilli - 10 nos
Lemon Juice - 1 tspn
Salt as per taste

Preparation Method
Wash, remove skin and chop into small pieces. Chop green chilli also into small pieces.
In a glass bowl, add both and mix with salt and lemon juice.

Enjoy Mangai Inji/Mango Ginger with Curd Rice.

Notes - Can be stored in air tight container for about a week.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Mango Apple Smoothie!!!

I tried this long back and got delayed in posting. Enjoy the Mango Apple Smoothie.

Ripe Mango - 1 no(Medium size)
Apple - 1/2 no
Sugar - 1 tspn
Curd - 1 tspn

Preparation Method
In a mixie or blender add mango, apple without skin whip once.
Then add sugar and curd and make a fine paste.

Garnish with Pistachos and Serve chilled.
Notes - If the mango is slight big you can add 1 apple.

This recipe is going to Serve it chilled event by Denise and Krithika.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Mangai Pachadi and methods!!!

Wish you all a very Happy Vishu!!!

Mangai/Raw Mango Pachadi is a traditional South Indian side dish prepared for the New Year.

Mangai/Raw Mango - 1/2 no
Vellam/Jaggery - lemon size
Water -1 cup + little more
Sambar Powder or Chilli powder - 1/2 tspn(As per your taste)
Green Chilli - 1no(slit)

Oil - 1 tablespoon
Mustard - 1/2 tspn
Peringayam/Hing/Asafotida- a pinch
Venthayam/Fenugreek seeds - 1/12 tspn
Veepam Poo/Neem Flowers - 1/2 tspn(Optional)

Method 1
Wash, remove skin and cut mango into thin slices.
In a wide vessel/kadai, add mango, jaggery, water, green chilli, sambar/chilli powder and salt. Boil well in medium flame until mango cooks and becomes thick and blends well like gravy.
Add more water if required.
Season it with above ingredients and add to the gravy.

Method 2
Wash, remove skin and cut mango into thin slices.

In a vessel, add mango, jaggery, water, green chilli, sambar/chilli powder and salt.
Pressure cook for 3-4 whistles and season it.

Method 3
You can try microwaving too in a microwave safe dish with same ingredients above.

My preparation is Method 1.

Tangy Mangai Pachadi is ready.

Serve with hot steamed rice or sidedish for sambar, kootu and curd rice.

Checkout Kerala recipes for Vishu here.
Puli Inji
Palapazham/Jackfruit Payasam

You can also use mango with skin.
Veepam Poo/Neem Flowers - If you are using fry in ghee or oil separately and garnish it.

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Curd rice with Mango and Award!!!

Curd rice is my all time favourite. Our lunch/dinner is never complete without Curd Rice. This time I have mixed raw mangoes which is my hubby's favourite with pickle. You can also pack this for lunchbox.

Steamed Rice - 2 cups
Raw mangoes (chopped or grated) - 2 tspns
Curds/Yogurt - 1/2 cup
Coriander leaves/Cilantro/Malli (Chopped) - 1 tspn
Milk - 1/4 cup

For seasoning
Oil - 1 tspn
Mustard - 1/4 tspn

Preparation Method
In a wide bowl add, rice and salt. Mash it well with the help of ladle/karandi.
Now add milk, mango pieces, curds and mix well.
Season it and serve with coriander leaves garnished.

It tastes great. You can also have it any

Now comes the award.

My dear friends Rekha of Rekha's Recipe and Nithu has passed me this award.
Thanks so much Rekha and Nithu.

This Kreativ Blogger Award comes up with some set of rules and here are the rules,

1.Thank the person giving the award.
2.Copy the award to your blog.
3.Place a link to their blog.
4.Name 7 things people don't know about you.
5.Nominate 7 bloggers
6.Place a link to those bloggers
7.Leave a comment letting those bloggers know about the award.

7 things about me

I love to sing and dance.
I love to be with my son.
I like any kind of music.
I love cooking and eating.
My interests are painting, stitching, mehandi and handicrafts.
I love to attend functions back home and be with family n friends.
I love shopping and eating street/roadside chaats:-)

Now I would love to pass on this awards to my new fellow bloggers this year.


Friday, June 12, 2009

Manga Thokku

Mango Thokku is easy and very tasty dish. Its a kind of pickle.

Raw Mango (Big) - 1 no
Red chilli powder - 1 tspn (as per your taste)
Oil - 1/4 cup
Asafotida(Hing) - 1/4 tspn
Mustard - 1/2 tspn
Venthayam powder (Fenugreek seeds powder) - 1/2 tspn (Roasted and powdered)

Preparation Method
Remove(Scrap) skin of the mango and grate it finely.
In a thick bottom kadai, put oil, mustard wait till it splutters. Add Asafotida(Hing).
Now add grated mango and cook.
When it is half cooked add salt and red chilli powder. Mix well.
It has to cook well in oil. Wait till the oil seperated to the sides.
Now add venthayam powder and mix well.

Manga Thokku is ready to serve. It can be mixed with rice or side dish for curd rice, dosa, idli.

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Instant Manga Urugai (Mango Pickle)

Am back after a short vacation for my son's 1st year Birthday with Manga Urugai (Mango Pickle) Recipe.

Instant Manga Urugai (Mango Pickle) is very simple and tasty pickle. A very easy to prepare in 15mins. A good combination with curd rice. A meal is not complete without pickle in many occasions like marriages.

Ingredients Mango (Raw) -1 no
Oil - 2 tspn

Red chilli powder - 1 tspn (as per taste)

Mustard - 1 tspn

Venthayam(Fenugreek seeds) - 2 tspn
Salt to taste

Preparation Method
Chop mango with skin into small pieces and put in a bottle.

Put salt and red chilli powder and mix well.

In a sauce pan add 1 tspn oil and fry venthayam till brown. Remove and grind to powder.
Add 1 tspn oil , asafotida, mustard seeds and wait till it splutters.

Add all these to the mango and mix well.

Instant Manga Urugai (Mango Pickle) is ready to serve.

Notes - Pickle can be stored upto 1 week in refridg


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