Maanga Kari – A speciality from Kerala

Maanga Kari - Kerala
It is amazing how every region has adapted recipes based locally available ingredients. In this case, here is a raw mango kari cooked in coconut milk, coming to you from one of our readers in God’s own Country.
  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil
  • ½ cup sliced small onion
  • 2 sliced  ginger and  green chilli
  • 2 sprigs curry leaves
  • 4   peeled mango
  • 1 cup Coconut milk (thick)
  • 1/2 cumin seed
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 2 teaspoons coriander powder
Add cumin and 2 small onion with coconut like fine paste
  • 1 ½ teaspoon coconut oil
  • ½ teaspoon mustard seeds
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 2 dried red chillies
  1. Heat oil in a pan and add small onion, ginger  and green chilli  ,curry leaves and raw mango.
  2. Sauté on a low flame along with turmeric, chilli powder and coriander powder.
  3. Add ground paste and salt.
  4. Mix well and cover and cook on medium flame until mango is almost cooked.
  5. Add thick coconut milk and simmer on low flame for 2 minutes.
  6. Heat oil and temper with mustard seeds, curry leaves and red chillies
  7. Serve hot with rice.

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Recipe contributed by Thamarai Selvi:

She was born and raised  in Tamilnadu, and has been living in Alleppey, Kerala last 12years. A vegetarian by birth, took to cooking meat post marriage and gets her mother in law and daughter to taste. Recently she has also turned vegan.

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