Monday, May 22, 2017

Mango Sweet Pachadi | Mango Thokku | Mango Pachadi

Mango Sweet Pachadi/Thokku, a sweet,sour & spciy thokku made from the raw mangoes. When i was kid, i was so crazy about this mango pachadi and i kept on insisting Amma to make this whenever i saw raw mangoes in the kitchen. It tastes best with curd rice, but i like to have as it is just like jam 😄.Now i thought that it's kind of like jam,you can spread this on chapathi,roti or even on dosa and have it as rolls,it would be delicious for sure.
To get delicious thokku, you should balance the sourness from the raw mango, so depends on the sourness of the mango, you may need more or less of red chili powder and jaggery. The mangoes that i have used have mild sourness, if your mangoes have more sourness, increase the red chili powder than the quantity mentioned here or vice versa.So what you're waiting for?Try this delicious thokku when mangoes are in season.

Mango Sweet Pachadi

Preparation Time : 5 mins | Cooking Time : 15 minsServes :
Recipe Category: Accompaniment | Recipe Cuisine: Indian
Ingredients
Raw Mango(thinly sliced) - 2/3 cup
Red chili powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Salt - to taste 
Jaggery powder - 2 tbsp
To Temper
Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard - 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves - few

Procedure
Peel the mango and sliced into thinly.Heat a kadai with 1 cup of water and bring to boil, then add the sliced mangoes.Let it cook, once the mangoes becomes soft, add the turmeric,red chili powder and salt and cook till it becomes mushy.Once the mango becomes mushy and thick, add the jaggery powder and mix well.Finally temper the ingredients listed under "To Temper" and add into the mango pachadi.That's it,Sweet and Sour Mango Pachadi is ready.
Notes:

  • If you don't want to make it as more sweet, then reduce the amount of jaggery.
  • Depends on the sourness of the mango, you may need more or less of red chili powder.
  • It stays well for more than a weak in refrigerator.

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