Ada Manga Vattakuzhambu (Sun Dried Mango Curry)

Ada Manga Vattakuzhambu (Sun Dried Mango Curry)

Dried Mango pieces – 1/2 cup
Tamarind – goose berry size
Turmeric – a pinch

To roast

Red chilly – 2
Peppercons – 1/2 tsp
Bengal gram- 2 tsp
Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
Rice – ¼ tsp
Curry leaves – few
Oil – 2 tspn to roast

For Seasoning

Oil – 1 tspn
Mustard seeds – 1 tspn
Methi seeds -a pinch
Hing powder – few shakes


Soak the dried mango pieces in warm water for 20 minutes to soften and crush with hand.
Extract tamarind juice.
Roast the ingredients in oil till dal turns brown. Add the cumin seeds towards the end since it gets roasted faster.
Grind the roasted ingredients to a smooth paste.
Stir paste to the tamarind extract.
Heat a pan, add oil and season with mustard seeds, methi and hing and add the mixture.
Add salt, tumeric powder and bring to a boil.
Let it simmer for a while till the gravy thickens.