Raw Mango Rice as the name suggests is a variety rice that is prepared with raw mangoes i.e. unripe mangoes. It is one of the best lunch box recipes or comes handy when you want something to be packed while you travel.
Do check my other raw mango recipes such as mamidikaya annam i.e. another unique rice recipe with unripe mangoes, raw mango thokku, mamidikaya badhal if you are looking for more options. Now to this simple recipe ☺!!
Raw Rice: ½ cup
Raw Mango: 1 cup grated
Green Chilli: 2
Black chana: handful
Turmeric: ¼ tsp
Salt: as required
Mustard: ¼ tsp
Urid Dal: ½ tsp
Chana Dal: 1 tsp
Red Chilli: 1 broken
Hing: a pinch
Oil: 1 tbsp
Curry Leaves: 4-5
Coriander Leaves: 1 tbsp
Cook the rice like you always do and keep this aside.
Cook in such a way that it is not sticky and the grains are separated. Alternatively, you can also use leftover rice to prepare this.
Soak the black chana overnight and pressure cook for 5 whistles or until soft adding little salt.
Grate the raw mango and keep it side.
Finely chop the coriander and curry leaves.
In a pan add oil and do the seasoning.
Add curry leaves, green chillies, red chilli, hing and sauté for a minute.
Then add the grated raw mango and turmeric powder and sauté for a couple of minutes.
Now, add the cooked rice, cooked chana dal and required salt.
Mix well and simmer for few minutes and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
Serve with appalams or raw onions. Enjoy!!
- Add or reduce the raw mango depending on its sourness.
- You can also add roasted peanuts or cooked peas instead of black chana.