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Drumstick Mango Kadhi

12 Dec

Mamidikaya Molakkada Pulusu


Raw Mango 1
Drumsticks 2 ( each app. 15 inch long)
Onion 1
Green Chiles 2
Besan / Gram Flour 2 tbsps
Red Chile Powder 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder a pinch
Tender Curry Leaves 3
Salt to taste


Chana Dal 1 tsp
Urad Dal 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1 tsp
Broken Red Chiles 4
Curry Leaves 8
Oil 1 tsp

Method of preparation:

Remove stems, wash and slit green chiles.
Wash, peel, deseed and chop raw mango into small chunks.
Lightly scrape, wash and chop drumsticks into app. 3 inch long sticks.
Peel and finely chop onion.
Whisk together a cup of water, besan, red chile powder and turmeric powder into smooth paste without any lumps.

Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When mustard seeds start spluttering, add green chiles, onion, drumsticks and salt.
Cook covered until drumsticks change color and are soft inside.
Stir in chopped mango and whisked besan mixture.
Keep covered on low flame until mango chunks are cooked.
Garnish with freshly teared curry leaves and serve with steamed rice.

Notes: Make sure mango is sour enough before starting this recipe.