Thursday, January 14, 2016

Raw Mango Chitranna

Happy Makara Sankranthi wishes to all my readers here is one such recipe which I absolutely love....tangy , super tasty just the way I love it ...brings back my childhood memories when i used to keenly wait for temple priest to give this awesome rice preperation as prasad /bhog ...this is one such recipe which came very close to the taste given in temples and it was v authentic too this recipe from a tv show pls try this if you love this rice preparation to core just like me!!


3 cups of cooked Basmathi rice 

3 tbsp groundnuts (whole red one/ raw)

For Dry roasting spices

1 tsp mustard seeds

1/4 tsp methi seeds / fenugreek seeds

To be ground to paste

3-4 Green chillies (as per your spice level

1 med sized  Raw Mango deseeded and grated

1/4 cup freshly grated coconut 

Other ingredients 

1/2 tsp haldi /turmeric powder

1 tsp Jeera /Cumin seeds

1/2 tsp chana dal 

1/2 tsp urad dal 

2 sprigs of curry leaves

2 red chillies (broken)

salt to taste

3 tbsp oil 

2 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves 

  • In pan dry roast mustard seeds and methi till nice aroma and grind this to a fine powder.
  • In mixer Grinder grind green chillies, coconut, grated mango  adding little water to a fine paste and keep aside,
  • In pan add oil add jeera, chana dal, urad dal, Red chillies fry well when jeera strats to crackle a bit add in curry leaves, groundnuts, fry for 2 mins till groundsnuts start getting a little crunchy then add in the coconut paste and fry well till it leaves out oil.
  • Add haldi, freshly powdered spices , salt and give a good mix.
  • Switch off the gas then add in rice and give a light toss. Add in coriander leaves. Done !!
  • Simply Awesome !....Do try this you will also def say so :)

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