Karnataka Style Mangrasa Recipe - Raw Mango Chutney Recipe
The Karnataka Style Mangrasa Recipe is a finger licking tangy and sweet recipe made from semi ripe raw mangoes and cooked in spices to make a delicious sweet and spicy rasa/ mango chutney that will go well along with a dosa.
Karnataka Style Mango Rasa Recipe also known as Mangrasa is a deliciously tangy, sweet and spicy chutney made with the last of the mangoes available in market - the Gini Moothi cultivar or Totapuri Mangoes that are available almost towards the ending of Mango season.
This is a famous chutney that can be had as an accompaniment with Curd Rice, dosa or akki rotti, that is native to the region of Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka.
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- The quantity of jaggery can be adjusted depending on the sweetness of mango.
- The mangoes can be grated and used in the recipe.
- Though any refined oil can be used in this recipe, coconut oil provides that fine and subtle sweetness that brings in an authenticity to this recipe.
- 2 Mango (Raw) , (half ripen Totapuri cultivar)
- 1/2 cup Jaggery , grated
- 1 tablespoon Red Chilli powder
- 2 teaspoons Methi Seeds (Fenugreek Seeds)
- 2 teaspoons Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- 1/2 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
- 1/2 cup Water , (adjust)
- 1/2 cup Coconut Oil
- Salt , to taste
How to make Karnataka Style Mangrasa Recipe - Raw Mango Chutney Recipe
To begin making the Karnataka Style Mango Rasa Recipe | Mangrasa, remove the skin of mangoes and cut the mango into small thin slices. Keep this aside for further use.
In a tadka pan, add fenugreek seeds and dry roast until you get nice aroma. Keep this aside to cool.
To the same pan, add cumin sauté well on medium heat for a minute or till fragrant. Switch off the heat and keep aside.
Once the fenugreek and cumin seeds cool down, transfer them into a mixer jar and grind it into a fine powder.
In a pan, add oil and heat for a minute on medium flame. Now add the ground masala powder and sauté for a minute. Now add hing and fry for about 30 seconds.
Next, add mango slices and cook on medium flame for 5 minutes. Now add grated jaggery, red chilli powder and salt to the cooked mango rasa.
Add water to this mango rasa and cook for 5 minutes until the jaggery melts.
Cook the Mango Rasa on medium flame for 5 more minutes until it thickens to jam type consistency. Switch off the flame.
Cool the mango rasa or mangrasa and store in airtight container. This can stay good for 5-7 days under refrigeration when kept in an airtight container.
Karnataka Style Mangrasa Recipe - Raw Mango Chutney Recipe is part of the Recipe Contest: South Indian Cooking