Mar 20, 2013

Mambazha Pulissery

Mambazha Pulissery - A main curry with rice in Kerala cuisine, made of raw mango (Pacha manga), coconut paste and seasoning. A quick curry with minimum ingredients. No added curd.

Serves: 3


6 thin raw mango slices

1 cup (Indian standard measuring cup of  200 ml / 8 oz capacity  ) water

1 green chilli ( small ), slit lengthwise

1/2 teaspoon salt

For the coconut paste:

1/2 cup (60 g or 5  - 6 tablespoon ) coconut, grated (please do not use mature coconut)

1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder

1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder

2 tablespoon water

Make a  very smooth paste (venna pole arakkanam)  above ingredients with water in a small mixer bowl.


 In a bowl, mix raw mango slices  with 1 cup ( 200 ml / 8 oz ) water, salt and slit green chilli. Cover with a lid and cook on a medium heat for 10 - 12 minutes or until done / mango slices cooked.

Add coconut paste, mix well and cook on a low heat for 8 minutes ( add 1/4 cup  / 50 ml extra water if required. Pulissery should be of pouring  in consistency ). Switch off the heat.

For seasoning:

2 teaspoon oil

1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds

1/4 teaspoon jeera ( cumin seeds )

1 spring curry leaves or 6 nos

For seasoning:

Heat oil in a frying pan. Add mustard seeds. When they splutter, add jeera and fry for 1  minute until brown. Add curry leaves and saute for 1 - 2 minutes until fragrant. Pour the seasoning over pulissery and mix well. Serve with rice.

Here's the recipe Mambazha Pulissery with Ripe mango and curd


Ms.Chitchat said...

Love this anytime, urs look absolutely fantastic.

Nupur said...

Very nice recipe Niya... First time on your blog and absolutely love your collection of posts.. Simple and traditional recipes..

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