Chettinadcookbook wishing you all,Happy Tamil new year with the special dish Maanga pachadi:
Wishing you all happy new year with Aru suvai mango pachadi. This dish is special on our new year day to celebrate the taste of Arusuvai, sweetness from jaggery added in it,sour from mango,Bitter from neem flower,a pinch of salt added to enhance the taste,tanginess is the originality of raw mango and red chilli added while seasoning, cooked altogether as a simple and special dish on Tamil new year, to enjoy the all six taste in our life. Delicious and finger licking taste with curd rice.
Ingredients to prepare:Method to prepare:
Jaggery-1/2 cup powdered
Salt a pinch
Neem flower- few
Oil or Ghee-1 tsp
Mustard seed-1/2 tsp
Dry red chilli-1
Curry leaves-1 twig
Method to prepare:
Wash and cube cut mango with the skin and the inner part.
Boil 1/2 cup of water and cook cut mango cubes, once it is done ( it takes very less time to get cooked) add salt and jaggery powder.
Allow it to boil for 3 more minutes, now add neem leaf.
It is time to season it, temper it with above-mentioned ingredients, add curry leaves drop into the mixture, mix well and serve.
Plenty of fruits on this day Ma, Pala,Vazhai,chithirai kani, I made fruit salad.