Mambazha Pulissery / Ripe Mango Curry

This is one of the traditional dishes from Kerala, a southern state in India. It is absolutely delicious and colorful curry, goes well with rice. In our home, it is everyone’s favorite, so I make it often. This dish is made with a combination of ripe mango and yogurt. In India, they usually make it using a special kind of mango, which is sweet and little sour. But I like to make with sweet mangoes, because I make the curry little spicy, so the taste will be sweet and spicy. Here we don’t always get the fresh mangoes, so I often make it using frozen ripe mango slices. Once you taste, you will surely like it.

Ingredients

  • Mango slices ——————————- about 10 to 15 pieces
  • Yogurt or curd—————————— 1 cup (beaten)
  • Cooking oil ———————————- 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • For grinding
    • Grated coconut ———————- 1/4 cup
    • Green chilies ————————– 3
    • Cumin seeds ————————— 1/2 tsp
  • For seasoning
    • Mustard seeds ———————— 1/2 tsp
    • Whole dry chilies —————— 3
    • Curry leaves ————————— 3 springs
    • Cooking oil —————————— 1 tbs

How To Make

  • Grind the things under “For grinding” to make a paste
  • Place a saucepan on the stove in medium heat
  • Add a teaspoon of oil
  • Once it is hot, add the mango slices and saute for couple of minutes
  • Now add the chili powder, turmeric powder and salt
  • Add half cup of water to the coconut paste and mix it well
  • Then pour it in the saucepan and cook until it starts to boil
  • Now add the beaten yogurt
  • Cook for a minute and switch off the stove right away
  • Now do the seasoning
  • Heat a small pan with a tablespoon of oil
  • Add the mustard seeds wait until it crackles
  • Add the whole chilies and curry leaves
  • Pour this into the curry
  • Now the tasty Mambazha Pulissery is ready to serve
  • Enjoy with rice

Note:

  • I used frozen mango slices
  • If it is available, use fresh mangoes

Published by Aji

I am from south India, but currently live in Minnesota with my husband, two daughters, and pet cat. I can't wait to share my cooking recipes, knitting projects, and garden photos with all of you!

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