July 04, 2013

Mango humman recipe - How to make ambe humman

mango humman in a bowl
Mango humman recipe - This is a simple and delicious mango humman prepared with semi ripened mangoes. This mango dish is enriched with  garlic, curry leaves and mustard seeds tempering and tangy taste is balanced with jaggery. Mango saga of this year is not yet over. Till today we get raw and ripe mangoes in abundance. If you like sweet, tangy and hot taste together, you will surely like this dish. Actually, I prepared it as a jam to be eaten with  dosa, chapati, and bread, but we finish eating it as it is. It is very easy to prepare and it doesn't take much of your time. Try it once and see the taste.

Mango Humman Recipe 
remove the mango humman from the flame
Preparation time - 10 minutes
Cooking time - 10 minutes
Yield - Serves  2

  • 2 semi ripe mangoes ( any variety)
  • 6 garlic flakes, crushed
  • 15-16 curry leaves
  • 2  green chillies, chopped 
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1-2  tbsp oil
  • 1/3 cup jaggery or as required
  1.  Wash and peel  the semi ripe mangoes.Cut them into small pieces.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds in it. When they splutter, add the crushed garlic cloves. Saute till aromatic. Add the green chillies and curry leaves. Saute for a minute.
  3. Add the mango pieces. Saute for 2 minutes. Add  3/4  cup of water and salt. Mix well. Cover with lid and cook till mango becomes very  soft.  Mango cooks very fast.
  4. When mango is completely cooked, add 1/3 cup of jaggery and bring it to boil. Once it boils, remove from the flame.
  5. The mango humman cane be stored in the refrigerator for a week
Ingredients may be changed on the size of the mangoes and the individual taste.

Mango humman - step by step pictures

1.  Wash and peel  the semi ripe mangoes.
peeled semi ripe mango
2.  Cut the mangoes into small pieces.
cut the mango in cubes
3.  Make a tempering with mustard seeds, curry leaves, green chillies and garlic.
make a tempering
4.  Add the chopped mangoes and saute for 2 minutes. Add  3/4  cup of water and salt. 
add the mango pieces
5.  When mango is completely cooked, add 1/3 cup of jaggery and bring it to boil. Once it boils, remove from the flame.
add water, jaggery, salt and boil
6.  The  Mango humman can  be stored in the refrigerator for a week
remove the mango humman from the flame


  1. Looks so delicious and tongue tickling!

  2. My mouth is watering here... When u get time do visit my blog...

  3. Looks so yum. Which mango you have used here ?

  4. this is my fav...om adds some red chilli powder to it...

  5. Sapana, I've used alphonso.

  6. Mouthwatering, I love it Vidya....

  7. nice chatpata mango dish. do visit me too.

  8. what a gorgeous looking dish! Sounds tasty too :)

  9. Omg,fingerlicking and droolworthy chatpata mango.

  10. wonderful recipe for a sweet tooth like mine


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