Raw Mango Rice

Raw Mango Rice

In the summer, Mangoes are widely available in fresh produce section. How can you miss the recipes made from raw mangoes!!??? This year I shared couple of recipes using mangoes. Like Aam ki launji, Raw mango chutney, Mango Mojito and Today i come up with Raw Mango Rice. This rice recipe is from South India. It is popular in Andhra, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. It is also known as Mavinakayi Chitranna.

Raw Mango RIce

This Raw Mango Rice is prepared almost same as lemon rice. But here tanginess is coming from Mangoes. This recipe is very easy and very quick if your rice is ready or have some leftover. The tartness of the raw mangoes, sweetness of fresh coconut and the heat of the green chilies balance very well in this dish.

Raw Mango RIce

Raw Mango rice can be served with Curd, pickle and papad. You can also serve it as a side dish with main south Indian meal. This Raw Mango Rice recipe is perfect for kids lunch box.

Raw Mango RIce


Basmati Rice – 1 cup

Chana Dal – 2 tbsp

Urad dal – 2 tbsp

Peanut – 1/3 cup

Grated Raw Mango – 1 cup

Fresh grated coconut – 1/2 cup

Curry leaves

Oil – 3 tbsp

Pinch of Red chili powder

Pinch of Hing

Salt to taste

Chopped green chilies – 2

Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

Some more grated coconut and cilantro for garnishing

Video recipe of Making Raw Mango Rice


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1. Wash and soak rice for 30 minutes. Boil 6 cups of water. Add salt and soaked rice. Cook rice until cooked(Not fully cooked). Drain it and keep it aside.

2. Heat oil in a pan. Add chana dal and urad dal. saute them until golden brown. Add Mustard seeds. Let it crackle.

3. Add Peanut. (I forgot to add. So I sauted peanut in another pan in little bit oil and added to the mixture) Saute for a minute.

4. Add Hing, green chili and curry leaves. Add Grated raw mango. Saute for 2 minutes on medium heat.

5. Now add coconut and again cook for a minute or 2.

6. Its time to season the mixture with salt, turmeric powder and chili powder. Mix well.

7. Now add cooked rice. Mix gently. Cook it for a minute.

8. Raw Mango Rice is ready. Garnish it with coconut and cilantro. Enjoy!!

Raw Mango RIce


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  1. Anlet - Annslittlecorner
    Anlet - Annslittlecorner 25 April, 2017, 08:44

    Beautiful pictures and Beautiful recipe dear 🙂

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  2. Vanitha
    Vanitha 26 April, 2017, 02:07

    Rice looks so fresh and tasty! Nice recipe to try before the mangoes are all gone!

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  3. Shubha
    Shubha 27 April, 2017, 12:42

    Delicious..we call it Maavinkai Chitranna in Karnataka.. totally delicious..beautiful clicks as always

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