Mango Rice | Mango Pulihora
Mango rice, a tangy south Indian rice dish made with unripe green mangoes.
- 3 cups of rice
- 1 cup grated Green Mango ( you may need little less or more, depending upon how sour the mango is)
- 2 to 3 green chili, slit
- 2 tbsp peanuts
- 1 tbsp cashew
- a sprig of curry leaves
- ½ tsp turmeric powder
- ½ tsp mustard seeds
- 1 tsp chana dal
- 1 tsp urad dal
- 1 dry red chili, optional
- 2 pinches of asafoetida
- 1.5 tbsp oil
- salt to taste
- 2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
In a pan heat the oil and add the mustard seeds. When the mustard pops, add the chana dal, urad dal and dry red chili. Fry for few seconds.
Now add the peanuts and fry for a minute.
Add the cashew, green chili, curry leaves, turmeric powder and Asafoetida. Toss them for few seconds.
Add the grated mango and saute for just a minute. Turn off the heat.
Add the cooked rice, salt and chopped coriander. Mix gently till the rice is well incorporated in the mango tempering mixture. Check for seasoning and serve.