Chakkara Kadu Manga


2 half-ripened mangoes
1/4 cup powdered jaggery
4 whole dry red chillies
4 garlic cloves
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
salt to taste
1 tbsp oil


  1. Wash and cut the mangoes into long, thick pieces.
  2. Grind garlic with red chillies and keep it aside.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds. Add chilli-garlic paste to this and stir well for few seconds.
  4. Add the mango pieces and saute for a minute. Then add 2 cups of water.
  5. When the mango is cooked, add grated jaggery and salt to taste. 
  6. Cook till the pieces are soft and the gravy thickens. Serve hot with steamed rice..
Recipe Source: Ummi Abdullah

1 Comment

  1. Enganathe entho kore munbu thinnathaayittu ormayundu… thank you for refreshing my memories… I agree Ummi Abdullah's book always does that… good to see you back… 🙂

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