Thursday, 22 March 2012

Ambuli Pacchadi in Konkani (Raw Mango Salad)

Raw Mango Salad or "Ambuli Pacchadi" is a very popular summer salad in Coastal belt.
Raw Mango or green mangoes have plenty of health benefits which are different from ripe mangoes. Green Mango is full of lots of vitamin C, and they are great for warding off anemia.
Green mangoes also enhances memory, guess that's why most women have better memory power since most women love green or raw mangoes.
Green Mango juice is also good for relieving sore throats.
This salad is mostly eaten as a part of a meal but can also be eaten as a evening snack and for those to love the tangy taste, it can be stuffed to make sandwiches.

Serves 2
Ingredients :
Green or Raw Mango (any type) -1
Green Chilli - 1
Red chilli powder - 1 tsp ( if you like spicy food u can increase the red chilli powder to 3 tsp)
Hing/Asofoetida - 1 tsp
Olive oil - 1 tsp ( use coconut oil for authentic taste)
Salt - 1 tsp
Coriander leaves n Mint leaves - for garnishing

Grate the Raw mango using a grater.
Alternately you can also chop them into fine pieces.
Put the grated mango in a bowl, add finely chopped green chilies, red chilli powder, hing, salt and olive oil and mix well.
Garnish with chopped coriander and mint leaves.

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