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Jun 26, 2012

Mampazha Pulissery - Ripe Mango Khadi


The aroma, sweetness & royal colour of mango blended with spices, coconut oil & sour curd makes it the king of all dishes. Aboslutely royal and stunning dish from God's Own Country the greener of green India - Kerala!




Ingredients :

  1. Ripe Mango - 3 Nos (flavourful & sweet mango variety of your region)
  2. Sour thick buttermilk - 1 cup
  3. Grated coconut - 1 cup
  4. Red chillies - 4 nos
  5. Peppercorns - 1 tsp
  6. Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  7. Fenugreek seeds - 1/2 tsp
  8. Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
  9. Salt to taste
  10. Sugar - 3 tsp (or to taste)
Tempering :-
  1. Coconut Oil - 1 & 1/2 tbsp 
  2. Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  3. Curry leaves - 1 sprig




Procedure :-

  • Slice the mangoes with skin. Remove skin from few pieces and keep it aside. this we are going to use at the finishing stage of the dish for garnishing.
  • Boil mango pieces with skin (this will emit complete flavour of mango) adding 2 and 1/2 tea cups of water, salt and turmeric powder. Once cooked, remove skin from the mango pieces and let it cool separately.
  • Dry roast Fenugreek (methi) seeds till they turn light brown in colour, powder it using mortar & pestle (or prepare and powder it in large quantity & store in an air tight container to use in khadis & other preparations)
  • In a small pan, heat 1/2 tsp coconut oil and roast the red chillies (this will give nice flavour to the dish)
  • Grind coconut, Cumin seeds, Red Chillies, Peppercorns together adding water to a smooth paste (you can use the water in which mango is boiled)
  • Mash the boiled mango pieces and add the ground masala paste to it, add sugar, roasted fenugreek seed powder and boil
  • Add the thick & sour buttermilk & cook on medium flame  stirring continuosly for 4 min or till foam forms on top.
  • Remove from flame and temper with mustard seeds & curry leaves in coconut oil and add to the dish.
  •  Now add the saved ripe mango pieces to garnish the dish.

  • Tounge tickling royal pulissery is ready to make you drool :p
Mezhukupirati / mezhukuvarati is the best side dish for this. Fried Kerala Urad Papad is added bonus!







Linking this recipe to the following events

  1.  "Dish Name Starts with M" in Akila's Kitchen


2. The Kerala Kitchen in Erivium Puliyum of Julie




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