Mankaai (raw mango) pachadi

This is a special dish made on the occasion of Tamil New Year.


2 medium sized raw mangoes
Bit of cardamom powder
1/2 tsp tamarind paste
Small lemon sized Jaggery
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1 red chilli
Drop of oil for tempering

Remove the skin of the mangoes and cut into thin slices leaving out the seed. Cook this in boiling water till soft and then add tamarind paste and mix well. Add little more water if required. After mixing it well, add cardamom powder and jaggery. Mix well till it boils well and gets thick. Temper with mustard seeds and red chillies..

Mankaai pachadi ready to eat as a side dish.
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Swanavalli Suresh said...

a very authentic recipe for the New Year.
Iniya Tamil Puthandu vazhthukkal

Priya Suresh said...

Such a delectable pachadi..looks yumm..

Simplyfood said...

This looks alittle bit like mango chutney.Delicious.Happy New year.

Sowjanya@Ruchikacooks said...

Happy New year EC!

Cool Lassi(e) said...

Happy Tamil New year to you. Mango Pachadi looks fabulous! said...

Pachadi looks yummy!

~ Lopa said...

Ohh I was just talking with my friend and she told me that she made this as it was their new year yesterday and it was yumm... :)

Happy New year :)

RV @ Food for 7 Stages said...

This type of pachadi is new to me, we make it with raw ingredients for new year. Looks yumm.

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