Sunday, 28 April 2013

Raw Mango Rice / Mangai Sadam

This is a simple and easy to prepare South Indian rice variety . Though it looks like lemon rice ; the tangy taste from mango and the addition of roasted peanuts give a unique taste to this rice. so try this and enjoy.


Mango - 1 medium sized
Rice - 1½ cup (cooked)
Peanuts - 2 tbsp(Roasted)
Turmeric powder- ¼ tsp
Salt - to taste

For Seasoning:

Oil - 1 to 2 tbsp
Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
Fenugreek - ¼ tsp
channa dhal -  ½ tsp
Red chillies - 4
Green chillies - 2
Curry leaves - few 
Asafoetida - a pinch


Peel the skin of the mango and and grate; Keep aside.

Heat oil in a kadai  and season with all the ingredients given under "For Seasoning" one by one. 

Once it splutters add grated mango along with turmeric powder and salt . Saute for 2 -3 minutes and now add rice and roasted peanuts..

Mix well till it is well combined with mango mixture.

Serve hot with Pickle and Pappad.


You can also prepare this recipe with leftover rice also.

You can increase the amount of mango according to your taste.


  1. looks so yummy.... first time seeing mango rice. Good recipe for this mango season.

  2. Delicious mango rice, I always remember my baby shower when ever I see the mango rice.

  3. Simple, easy and humble rice! Love it.
    My aunt makes this rice pretty often and I used to make once in a blue moon.
    Yep, mango thokku along with this rice would just be heavenly.

  4. Simple one pot meal and perfect for lunch box...

  5. Tonguetickling and droolworthy mango rice, who can resist to this wonderful rice.

  6. Looks absolutely delicious !

  7. My fav tangy rice :) looks delicious dear :)

  8. flavorful & tangy ..looks mouthwatering

  9. a new & delicious rice.looks tempting.


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