Mango Rice Recipe

It’s that time of year again when cravings for mango delights are at an all time high as the mango season approaches because apart from being a delicious fruit, the immense health benefits of the tropical fruit can’t be looked over so, check out this easy recipe of Mango Rice below.


3 tbsp oil

1cup raw rice

1 cup grated raw mango

15-20 curry patta leaves

Few slotted green chillies to taste

1/2 tsp whole cumin

1/2 tsp whole mustard seeds

10-12 pieces of fenugreek seeds

1 tbsp of raw urad dal

1 tsp of raw chana dal (gram)

2 tbsp of raw peanuts

2 medium size onions sliced

1 tsp ginger paste

1 tsp garlic paste

Salt to taste

1/4 tsp turmeric powder

2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves

1-2 tbsp of grated coconut


Boil the rice to 90% and keep aside. Take a kadhai, add the oil to it. Warm the oil for a minute or so, then add the whole cumin, whole mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, when they start spluttering. Add the urad dal, chana dal and peanuts and stir for few seconds. Then add the sliced onions, slotted green chillies and curry patta.

Stir fry till the onions become soft, then add the grated raw mango and the ginger-garlic paste, stir fry for few minutes. When the raw smell of the ginger garlic goes, add the grated coconut and the chopped coriander leaves. Stir fry for few minutes. Then add the turmeric and salt. Stir fry for few seconds then add the cooked rice.

Mix it in well and thoroughly gently stirring it. Cook on low flame for few minutes. Done. NB: can add more grated mango according to taste ,if the mango is sweet can add more.

(Recipe: Simrun Chopra)

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