Raw Mango Rice / Mangai Sadham


This was my long time wait dish, finally got to prepare last week and share it today. A perfect dish to give a try now…

Raw Mango Rice / Manggai Sadham

Raw Mango Rice / Manggai Sadham


  • Raw Mango Grated – 1 ½ cups
  • Steamed rice – 1 cup
  • Mustard seeds – ¼ tsp
  • Split Black gram – ¼ tsp
  • Channa Dal – 2 tsp
  • Curry leaves – a sprig
  • Red chillies – 3 nos
  • Asafoetida – ¼ tsp
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil – 1 tbsp.


  • Heat oil in a kadai, add in the mustard seeds, split black gram, channa dal and curry leaves. Wait until they crackle.
  • Tear the red chillies into pieces and add the red chillies along with asafetida, cook for few seconds.
  • Add in the grated mango, turmeric powder and cook until the grated mango gets cooked or until the raw smell goes off.
  • Add in the steamed rice, sprinkle little salt and cook for 5 mins or until the rice gets blend well with the mango.
  • Remove from fire and transfer to a bowl.

Serve hot. Goes out well for lunch with rice crackers or any thuvaiyal.

4 responses »

  1. Raw mangoes and summer go hand in hand. Scratch that, mangoes and summer go hand in hand. And Raw Mango Rice looks so good! <3. I was introduced to this as Mavinkayi Chitranna when I moved to Bangalore. But even my Gujarati taste buds love this! 🙂

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