Friday, July 26, 2013

Mango rice recipe - How to make mango rice

mango rice in a serving plate
Mango rice recipe - Raw mango rice prepared using masala bhath powder is an exotic, flavourful one pot meal, goes well with any raita or salad, pickle and papad along with butter milk. The similar type of  rice  can be prepared using carrots, onion, tomato, mint leaves or pudina, paneer, peas and mixed vegetables such as beans, cauliflower and tindora.  If you don't like to add masala bhath powder, skip it and follow the remaining process. This is one of the easiest methods of preparing the mango rice. 

Mango Rice Recipe
Prep time: 20 mins 
Cook time: 20 mins
Total time : 40 mins
Recipe type : rice
Cuisine : Maharashtrian
Yield : Serves 3
Author :Vidya Chandrahas

Ingredients
  • 1 cup rice, basmati (or any other variety)
  • 1 large raw mango, grated
  • 3 tbsp masala bhath powder(optional)
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • chopped coriander leaves
  • 1½ tbsp oil/ghee
  • Few cashew nuts
For the tempering
  • 1/2  tsp cumin seeds / jeera
  • 1 lavang 
  • 1/6" dalchini
  • 1 green chilli, chopped
  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • 3 garlic flakes, crushed
  • 1/6" ginger, crushed
Method
  1. Wash the rice thoroughly and soak it in the water for 20 minutes. Drain the soaked rice and add 7- 8 cups of water and salt. Cook it on a medium  flame till the rice cooks well.  Drain the rice  and spread it on a plate.
  2. Heat ghee in a pan. Add jeera and chopped green chili in it. Add the chopped onion, crushed garlic and ginger. Fry till the onions are translucent. 
  3. Now add the masala bhath powder, garam masala, chili powder and turmeric powder. Saute for a minute. 
  4. Add grated mango and salt. Mix well. Cook covered on medium flame till the raw mango cooks well. When the mango cooks well, remove the lid.
  5. Add the cooked rice and mix well . Again cover it with lid. Cook the mango pulao on low flame till the rice gets substantially hot. 
  6. When it is done, remove from the flame, add chopped corianders and mix gently. Mango pulao is ready to serve. Garnish with roasted cashew nuts.
Note 
In the last step You can  place an  iron tawa on a medium flame and keep the pan  with mango rice over it for about 5 minutes or till the rice gets quite hot.
  
Mango rice recipe - step by step pictures

1.  Wash the rice thoroughly and soak it in the water for 20 minutes. Drain the soaked rice and add 7- 8 cups of water and salt. Cook it on a medium  flame till the rice cooks well.  Drain the rice  and spread it on a plate
cook the rice and spread
2.  Heat ghee in a pan. Add jeera and chopped green chili in it. Add the chopped onion, crushed garlic and ginger. Fry till the onions are translucent. 
make a tempering to make mango rice
3.  Now add the masala bhath powder, goda or garam masala, chili powder and turmeric powder. Saute for a minute. 
add spice powder to make mango rice
4.  Cook covered on medium flame till the raw mango cooks well. When the mango cooks well, remove the lid.

add the mangoes and cook covered
5.  Add the cooked rice and mix well . Again cover it with lid. Cook the mango pulao on low flame till the rice gets substantially hot.

add the cooked rice
6.  When it is done, remove from the flame, add chopped corianders and mix gently.  Garnish with roasted cashew nuts.

add the cilantro
7.  Serve the mango rice hot with choice of your side dish.



10 comments:

  1. very delicious and yummy dear, so many mango dishes.

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  2. yummy rice and mango in puloa so different sis and love this.will try soon

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  3. Very flavorful and tangy rice

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  4. Flavorful and delicious pulao.

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  5. Just the name made my mouth water, tangy & delicious rice!

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  6. yummilicious and awesome raw mango rice.

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  7. yummy and very tempting.

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  8. very delicious and yummy mango rice :)

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  9. Great blog! well explained..would love to try it.

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