Sunday, June 29, 2014

Manga Perukku - Mango Thayir Pachadi

I know the mango season must be at the verge of getting over. But its only now that I am finding some raw mangoes in the Indian stores here. And I couldn’t resist myself from not buying them. The mangoes were a little sour but good, nice and raw. Usually the ones we get here, though green outside, they are ripe within, so I couldn’t use them to prepare any chammanthi or this perukku.

The name perukku may be new to many. It is nothing but mango thayir pachadi. This is a typical Palakkadan dish. My grandmother used to prepare this often during the mango season. It is great accompaniment to Molagootal. We had with Keerai Molagootal and rice.

Serves - 4
What you'll need
  1. Raw Mango – 1 small, very finely chopped (about 1 cup heaped)
  2. Grated Fresh Coconut – ¼ cup
  3. Green Chillies – 2
  4. Mustard Seeds – ½ tsp
  5. Fresh Curd – 1 cup

For tempering
  1. Coconut oil – 1 tsp
  2. Mustard Seeds – ½ tsp
  3. Curry Leaves – few

  1. Grind the coconut, green chillies and mustard seeds. Add a little bit of curd for grinding instead of water.
  2. In a bowl, add the finely chopped mango pieces, salt to taste, the ground paste and mix well.
  3. Add curd and mix well. Check for salt.
  4. Heat a small frying pan with oil, and add mustard seeds, once they splutter, turn off heat and add the curry leaves.
  5. Pour the tempering over the perukku.

Serve with rice and any Molagootal.


sangeetha pn said...

This would be yum with rice! Bliss indeed

Nagashree said...

Yumm! I make a similar masala (we call it saasive) and use veggies like okra but mango is new to me, will try the next time I get them.

Sanoli Ghosh said...

Healthy and delicious pachadi.

Ramya Venkateswaran said...

i will give a try on the recipe for is in my pantry now

Preetha Soumyan said...

wow... lovely recipe.. and loved with those.. puli mangoes.. even we call perakku....

Shanthi said...

looking gorgeous...anything prepared with mangoes are always amazing.

Julie said...

new & interesting dish it!!

Maha Gadde said...

luking yummy n very delicious this..

Sona S said...

Love this tangy pachadi.. Looks delicious dear..

Swathi Iyer said...

Looks delicious love it.

Amuthis Kitchen said...

Love anything with mangoes.Looks like a nice combination.

Priya Suresh said...

My mouth is just watering here, this sour pachadi looks absolutely delicious and creamy.

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