Delightful Coorg Style Kaad Manga Curry Recipe: Sweet & Spicy Mango Curry

Indulge in the authentic flavors of Coorg with our tantalizing Kaad Manga Curry recipe! This traditional dish combines the sweetness of ripe mangoes with the fiery kick of spices, resulting in a mouthwatering blend of sweet and spicy flavors. Our step-by-step guide ensures that you can recreate this beloved Coorg delicacy in your own kitchen with ease.

Archana Doshi
Delightful Coorg Style Kaad Manga Curry Recipe: Sweet & Spicy Mango Curry
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Coorg Style Kaad Manga Curry Recipe which is a Sweet & Spicy curry made with tiny wild mangoes available locally in and around Coorg & Madikeri. Though it is a very very simple dish with just a few ingredients, the mango curry tastes absolutely delicious and has both the flavours of sweetness and tanginess flared with just a bit of spice.

In this recipe, ripe mangoes are the star ingredient, lending their natural sweetness to the curry while absorbing the rich flavors of the spices. The curry base is infused with a medley of aromatic spices such as mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, and curry leaves, which add depth and complexity to the dish.

Serve this lip smacking good Coorg Style Kaad Manga Curry along with steamed rice, Mangalorean Neer Dosa Recipe or Coorg Style Kadumbuttu and Sabudana Sandige Recipe

If you like this recipe of Coorg Style Kaad Manga Curry Recipe, here are a few more Karnataka recipes your must try. 

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  2. Karnataka Special Huli Tovve Recipe
  3. Hunase Saaru Recipe (Mysore Style Spicy Tamarind Rasam)
  4. Karnataka Style Obbattu Saaru Recipe

Cuisine: Coorg
Course: Side Dish
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

30 M


4 Servings


  • 10 Kaad Manga (Sakkra Kutti/Wild Mangoes) , small variety
  • 1 tablespoon Coconut Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
  • 4 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
  • 2 Byadagi Dried Chillies
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves , torn
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 3 tablespoons Jaggery
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 teaspoon Salt , or more to taste
  • Black Masala (Coorg Pork Masala)
  • 1 tablespoons Coriander (Dhania) Seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 2 teaspoons Whole Black Pepper Corns
  • 1/2 teaspoon Methi Seeds (Fenugreek Seeds)
  • 3 Cloves (Laung)
  • 2 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)

How to make Delightful Coorg Style Kaad Manga Curry Recipe: Sweet & Spicy Mango Curry

  1. To begin making Coorg Style Kaad Manga Curry Recipe, first prep all the ingredients and keep them ready.

  2. Begin by peeling the kaad/wild mangoes. Keep this aside.

  3. Heat a small saute pan over medium heat; add all the ingredients for the black port masala and roast the spices until you can see the seeds popping and the aromas of the spices coming through.

  4. Allow the spices to roast until lightly brown. Once done turn off the heat and allow it to cool. Once cooled, blend into a smooth powder in a spice jar of the mixer grinder.

  5. Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add the mustard seeds, Byadagi chillies and allow it to crackle. Add the garlic, curry leaves and saute for a few seconds. Finally add the raw peeled mangoes, the turmeric powder, red chilli powder, black pork masala powder, salt and jaggery.

  6. Add 1/2 cup of water to the pressure cooker and stir to combine. 

  7. Pressure cook the Kaad Manga Curry for about 3 to 4 whistles. After the whistles, Turn the heat to low and simmer for 3 minutes and turn off the heat.

  8. Once done, allow the pressure to release naturally. Once the pressure is released, open the cooker and give the Kaad Manga curry a stir. If it has thickened too much, you can add a little water and give it a brisk boil before serving. 

  9. Check the salt and spices and adjust according to taste. Transfer the Kaad Manga curry to a serving bowl and serve hot.

  10. You can also keep the saucepan in a plate filled with cold water to fasten this process.

  11. Once the mangoes cool, peel them. You will be able to peel the mangoes easily using your fingers.

  12. Put the mango peels into the bowl with the reserved water and extract any more remaining pulp by squeezing with hand. Discard peel once done and reserve the water as you do.

  13. Now squeeze cooked mangoes with hands to make the curry pulpy, using a masher is difficult with fibrous pulp on the seed of mango.

  14. Do not discard the stone within, since the fibrous pulp attached to the stone is slurpy to try, while having the curry and you will love this experience for sure.

  15. Keep saucepan back on a medium heat, add crushed green chilli, salt and jaggery to the pan with mango pulp and seed/stone and mix well.

  16. Serve this lip smacking good Coorg Style Kaad Manga Curry along with steamed rice or Mangalorean Neer Dosa Recipe or Coorg Style Kadumbuttu/Kadambuttu Recipe and Sabudana Sandige Recipe