Mangalorean Mango Curry or Ambe Upkari is a traditional mango delicacy from the Konkani cuisine. During summer, when mangoes are available in plenty, this is a common preparation in many Konkani households. This sweet, spicy, tangy curry goes well with rice or you can serve it as a side dish with a South Indian meal. You can use any small variety of mangoes for this dish. As mangoes are abundantly available now, do try this recipe.
4 green chillies
3 tbsp of jaggery pieces
Salt as per taste
½ cup Mango puree (optional)
2 tbsp cornflour
a tbsp of oil
1 tsp udad dal
1 tsp mustard seeds
10 to 12 Curry leaves
2 Dry red chillies
- Wash the mangoes and peel them.
- In a mixing bowl, place the mango peels and add a glass of water.
- Squeeze the mango peels with your hands and extract juice out of the mango peels as much as possible.
- Discard the peels.
- Heat a pan.
- Add the skinned mangoes, the mango juice extracted from the peels and mix.
- Add green chillies, jaggery, salt and mix.
- Now, stir in the mango puree.
- Cook covered for 5 minutes.
- In the meantime, in a bowl, add the cornflour , little water and mix well.
- Add the cornflour mixture to the mango curry.
- Cook covered for 7 to 10 minutes.
- Keep this aside.
- For the seasoning, heat 1 tbsp oil in a small pan.
- Add udad dal, mustard seeds, curry leaves and dried red chillies.
- When they start spluttering, pour the seasoning into the mango curry.
- Serve the Mangalorean mango curry with steaming hot rice.
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