Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Raw Mango Rasam | Maavinkay Saaru

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raw mango rasam
Raw mango rasam with step by step photos.A typical south Indian meal always comprises of a rasam variety and it is my comfort food too. I am always happy to eat a simple meal of rice with a vegetable fry and rasam and would not complain about the other missing varietes as in a typical south Indian thali.My most favorite rasam varieties are Karnataka style Bele Saaru, Holige Saaru and Tomato Rasam but there are few other varieties like mint rasam,pacchi pulusu, pepper rasam, mango rasam, tomato dal rasam which I thoroughly enjoy too.
raw mango rasam
Preparing a good rasam is again an art, not everyone can prepare a well balanced rasam which makes a lip smacking meal when mixed with hot rice and paired with fryums.I do not like very thin rasam which is flavorless, the rasam should be of right consistency and even though it is thin it should not lack the flavors and should be perfectly balanced in taste.My FIL is a big fan of my rasam varieties, he always get excited the moment he sees a rasam on our lunch table.A simple rasam rice is always a comfort meal for south Indians like how a dal chawal is a comfort food for north Indians.
Check out other rasam varieties in my blog - 
raw mango rasam
Here is how to make raw mango rasam recipe with step by step photos.
Raw Mango Rasam Recipe:

Serves 2 | Author: Prathibha
Prep time: 5 mins | Cooking time: 25 mins | Total time: 30 mins
Cuisine: South Indian | Category: Main Course - Side dish

1 raw Mango
2 Green chilies
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
2 tsp Jaggery
Salt,to taste

to temper:
2 tsp Oil/Ghee
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
2-3 Red chilies,broken
8-10 Curry leaves
1/4 tsp Asafoetida

  • Wash and peel the skin of raw mango and cut into slices and reserve the mango seed.In a bowl add cut mango slices,mango seed and green chilies and close it with lid(no need to add water) and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  • Once it cools down mash it nicely with the back of a spoon or puree it in the mixer.Reserve the mango seed aside.
  • In a small pan heat oil/ghee and crackle mustard seeds,add broken red chilies, curry leaves and asafoetida and fry until the red chilies turn slight brown in color.
  • Add mashed mango puree along with the cooked mango seed and 1.25-1.5 cups of water and add turmeric powder, rasam powder,salt and jaggery and bring the rasam to a boil.Check the seasoning and adjust it.Boil it well.
Serve it hot with hot steamed rice,fry and papads.

  1. You can add 1/3 cup of cooked and mashed toor dal or moong dal to the rasam while boiling for a different taste.
  2. You can serve it as a soup or hot beverage.
raw mango rasam



WOW! simple and superb . very good appetizer..........Nice preparation method

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