Mambazham menas riped mangoes. This pachadi is one the popuar traditional dish of Kerala. It is one of the unavoidable dish for festivals, marriages, birthdays etc. I love any dish making with mangoes. I used alphonso mango for making this. You can use any mango variety which is very sweet. Let us see how to make this dish.
Preparation time approx 10 minutes.
- 1 well riped mango.
- 4 tbsp grated coconut.
- 1 red chilly
- 1/4 tsp turmeric powder.
- 1/2 tsp jaggery. ( if it is not much sweet add little more jaggery)
- 1 tbsp cooking oil.
- 1/4 tsp mustard seeds.
- 1/4 tsp channa daal.
- 1/4 tsp urad daal.
- A pinch of asafoetida.
- few curry leaves.
- 1 small red chilly.
Grind coconut gratings with red chilly. Make a paste adding little water.
Cut the mangoes into pieces. ( i have not peeled the skin. If you wish you can peel the skin and cut)
In a pan add 1 cup of water mangeos, turmeric powder and salt. Let it boil nicely.Let the mangoes cook well. Add the ground masala. Cook for a minute. If the gravy is very thick add little water. Add jaggery and mix well.
Heat oil . Add mustard seeds. When it started spluttering add both daals. Let it become brown. Now add curry leaves, 1 red chilly, hing. Mix and pour over the curry. Serve with hot rice.