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Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins
This is one curry u dont want to miss. Its one of the few really yummy curries Subru uncle makes for us. The last 3 days, this has been my addiction. Be it lunch/ midnight, if I'm not on my chair or exercising or asleep or outisde shoping, etc, I'm right in front of the fridge, hunting for this curry! Even a drop is an ocean, I love this curry that much:)
- 3 mangoes, washed,peeled and diced,retain seeds
- 2 teaspoons turmeric powder
- 750 g low-fat yogurt, beaten
- 1 3⁄4 teaspoons salt
- 1⁄2 teaspoon red chili powder
- 3 -5 curry leaves, washed
- 2 green chilies, slit in between
- 1 cup water
- 2 teaspoons oil
- 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
- 1 teaspoon methi seeds
- 1 teaspoon cumin seed
- Put the mangoes in a skillet alongwith the whole seeds of the mangoes.
- Add the curry leaves, green chillies and water.
- Add salt, turmeric powder and red chilli powder.
- Bring to a boil.
- Cook on high flame for 8-10 minutes.
- Remove from flame and keep aside.
- Heat oil in a non-stick saucepan.
- Add the mustard seeds and allow to crackle.
- Add methi seeds and allow to sizzle.
- Add the cumin seeds and allow to splutter.
- Add few curry leaves and stir-fry for a few seconds.
- Remove from heat.
- Pour into curry.
- Stir well.
- Allow to cool for about 30 minutes on the kitchen counter.
- Then, stir in the beaten yogurt.
- Mix it well and serve with cooked white Basmati rice.
- This is one lunch that you will eat licking your fingers and enjoying every morsel, I PROMISE!
I made this recipe over the weekend and was quite pleased with it. I did, however, make some adjustments based on the previous reviewers' comments. First off, I started with frying the cumin, methi and mustard seeds first. I doubled the amount of those seeds (which might be too much for the average person, but wasn't too much for me), and then after frying them, I combined them with the turmeric, chili powder, green chillies and a little water, just enough to make it process smoothly in the food processor. Then I sauted the curry leaves in a little oil until aromatic, then added the mango cubes for a few minutes. Then I added the processed spice paste, and a little more water and simmered it for awhile. From there, I basically added a bit of water and cream (which I used instead of yogurt) at a time until the sauce was the consistency I wanted. One final note: I was unable to include the mango seeds in the recipe, because no matter how hard I tried, I could not split open the mango cores. The fruit I bought was pretty ripe, but still, the cores wouldn't open, either with a chef's knife or a serrated knife.
Awesome......oh it smelled so good while it was still boiling... will be a regular indeed...i will go get mangoes just to make this :) thank u so much for posting...