Monday, February 17, 2014

Ambuli ( Green Mango) Chutney




Our yard had several mango trees and hence when they were full of raw mangoes, this chutney was often made at home. The taste of this chutney takes me back to my childhood days. Now whenever I visit the Indian store and find green mangoes, I surely bring them and make this chutney.


Ingredients:


Green mango: 1 medium sized
Freshly grated coconut: 1 cup
Green chillies : 3-4medium sized ( depending on the hotness of the chilli).
Fresh garlic:2 small cloves
Salt : 3/4 tsp
Water: 1/4 cup

Method:


Peel the green mango, separate and chop the pulp and keep aside.


In a blender add coconut, green chillies, garlic cloves,little waster and salt and blend to a fine paste. Now add the chopped raw mangoes and blend well.



Serve with rice/chapati/dosa/idli.




Can be stored in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

Note:

Please make sure that the mango is raw and sour.The pulp should look white in color.The pulp of the mango should not be sweet or yellow in color as this will change the taste of the chutney entirely!


Cooking made easy:


Chutneys like this can be made during weekends and serve as a great ready accompaniment to weeknight dinners.

Tip for healthy living:


Try to use glass/ceramic/porcelain containers instead of plastic containers for storing sour chutneys as they may react with the chemicals in the plastic .

Food for thought:

Speak clearly if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall. ( Oliver Wendell Holmes)