Mamidikaya Pulihora Recipe

Mamidikaya Pulihora – Raw Mango Rice Recipe

Mamidikaya Pulihora recipe Andhra style (మామిడికాయ పులిహొర). Very abundant in summer, the green raw mangoes are used to substitute lemon and tamarind in many gravies, dals and pulihora.

Sour when raw, sweet when ripe mangoes are a tasty delight to relish. Mamidikaya pulihora / raw mango rice is a hot favourite in our house during summers. This simple South Indian rice delicacy is also popular with other names including Mavinakayi Chitranna, Maanga Sadham etc.

Mamidikaya Pulihora Recipe:

Tangy and hot with grated mango and hot chillies, the simple Andhra recipe mamidikaya pulihora is both healthy and tasty. Raw mango rice / Mamidikaya pulihora serves as one pot meal and can be packed for lunch boxes.

step by step mamidikaya pulihora or raw mango rice recipe:

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Mamidikaya Pulihora Recipe – Green Raw Mango Rice:

Recipe Type: Main Dish
Cuisine: South Indian
Author: Cherie
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 10 mins
Total time: 20 mins
Serves: 2

Mamidikaya pulihora is a hot favourite during summers.

Ingredients:

  • Rice – 1 cup
  • Grated raw mango medium – 1
  • Salt – as per taste
  • Chopped green chillies – 2
  • Red chillies – 2
  • Mustard seeds – ½ tsp
  • Urad dal – 1 tsp
  • Chana dal – 1 tsp
  • Groundnuts – 1 tbsp
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Hing – pinch

Instructions:

  • Wash the rice thoroughly. Add 1 ½ cups of water for 1 cup of rice and cook.
  • Take the cooked rice in a wide bowl and let it cool.
  • Heat oil in a pan for tempering. Add ground nuts and fry till brown. Then add urad dal, chana dal, red chillies and mustard seeds. Once they splutter, add green chillies, hing and curry leaves.
  • Now add the grated mango and cook on a low flame till the mango turns soft. Quickly toss the contents and turn off the flame. Do not burn the grated mango. Add turmeric and mix well and turn off the flame.
  • Now add this mixture to the cooked rice. Add salt and mix well with hands making sure not to crush the rice grains.
  • Check the taste and add salt if required.

Notes:

* You can also add chilli paste instead of chopped green chillies to make it much hotter.

** You can add the grated mango directly to the rice and mix it instead of cooking in the tempered ingredients. For this, let the rice cool and add the grated mango and mix well. Add the tempered ingredients later.

*** You can also fry all ingredients one by one and add to the rice if you feel the ingredients will get burnt.

Mamidikaya Pulihora Recipe

Mamidikaya Pulihora Recipe (Mango Rice)

Cherie
Learn how to make raw mango rice Andhra recipe.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine andhra, Indian
Servings 2 people
Calories 493 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Rice 
  • 1 Raw mango medium grated
  • Salt as per taste
  • 2 Green chillies chopped
  • 2 Red chillies
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp Urad dal
  • 1 tsp Chana dal 
  • 1 tbsp Groundnuts 
  • Few Curry leaves
  • Pinch Hing

Instructions
 

  • Wash the rice thoroughly. Add 1 ½ cups of water for 1 cup of rice and cook.
  • Take the cooked rice in a wide bowl and let it cool.
  • Heat oil in a pan for tempering. Add ground nuts and fry till brown. Then add urad dal, chana dal, red chillies and mustard seeds.
  • Once they splutter, add green chillies, hing (Asafoetida) and curry leaves.
  • Now add the grated mango and cook on a low flame till the mango turns soft. 
  • Quickly toss the contents and turn off the flame. Do not burn the grated mango. 
  • Add turmeric and mix well and turn off the flame.
  • Now add this mixture to the cooked rice. 
  • Add salt and mix well with hands making sure not to crush the rice grains.
  • Check the taste and add salt if required.

Notes

* You can also add chilli paste instead of chopped green chillies to make it much hotter.
** You can add the grated mango directly to the rice and mix it instead of cooking in the tempered ingredients. For this, let the rice cool and add the grated mango and mix well. Add the tempered ingredients later.
*** You can also fry all ingredients one by one and add to the rice if you feel the ingredients will get burnt.
Keyword lemon rice, lunchbox recipe, mango rice, rice recipes

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1 thought on “Mamidikaya Pulihora – Raw Mango Rice Recipe”

  1. 5 stars
    I love cooking repertoire, testing them out with my family and approved. As always, I would love to see how these simple and easy recipes take shape in your kitchens.

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