Raw mango launji

In summer (Grishma Ritu) as sun rays become powerful in Rajasthan, the people of Rajasthan use to cook raw mango launji that protect their body from intense heat. It is very traditional and popular recipe served as a dip with snacks or side dish with main course or any meal.

Ingredients:

  • Raw mango (preferably sweet type, otherwise put extra sugar): 250gm.
  • Jaggery/Sugar: 100 gm.
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon
  • Panch phoran: 1 teaspoon
  • Red chili powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Coriander powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Asafoetida: ¼ teaspoon
  • Mustard oil/ cooking oil: 1 tablespoon

Preparation:

  1. Peel off and chop raw mango longitudinally or as your desire shape, discarding inner soft white part of the seed.
  2. Grate the Jaggery, keep aside.

Method:

  1. Take fry pan, let oil start to smoke; add panch phoran and asafoetida, sputter for few seconds; add sliced mango.
  2.  Stir fry for couple of minutes add turmeric powder, coriander powder, chili powder and salt. Stir it for few seconds; add a cup of water, cover and cook for 3-4 minutes, till raw mango sliced is done.
  3. Add Jaggery and let it boil for couple of minutes till gravy consistency comes up to your desire one. Put off the flame.
  4. Raw mango launji is ready to be served. Serve as a dip with snacks or side dish with main course or any meal. It can be used for 3-4 days at room temperature and for a week or two in the refrigerator.
Raw mango launji

Raw mango launji

Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients

add panch phoran

add panch phoran

add panch phoran and asafoetida

add panch phoran and asafoetida

add sliced mango.

add sliced mango.

add sliced mango.

add sliced mango.

 Stir fry for couple of minutes

Stir fry for couple of minutes

add turmeric powder, coriander powder, chili powder and salt

add turmeric powder, coriander powder, chili powder and salt

add turmeric powder, coriander powder, chili powder and salt

add turmeric powder, coriander powder, chili powder and salt

add a cup of water

add a cup of water

Add Jaggery

Add Jaggery

Raw mango launji

Raw mango launji

Raw mango launji

Raw mango launji

Raw mango launji

Raw mango launji

Raw mango launji

Raw mango launji

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