Mavinakai chitranna recipe | How to make mavinakayi chitranna | Easy mango rice

By Latha on March 17th, 2018

mavinakai chitranna or mango rice

Mavinakai chitranna or mango rice recipe explained with step by step pictures. Mavinakayi chitranna or mavinakai chitranna is very tasty and healthy one pot meal recipe. It is very easy to prepare this mavinakai chitranna or mango rice.

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Mavinakai chitranna or mango rice recipe

Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 30 min
Serves: 2

Ingredients: (measuring cup used = 240ml)

  1. 1/2 cup rice (sona masoori)
  2. 1/2 cup grated raw mango (depends on sourness)
  3. 1/4 cup grated coconut
  4. 1 - 2 green chili
  5. 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  6. 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds or menthe
  7. 2 tbsp groundnut or peanut
  8. 1 tsp urad dal
  9. 1 tsp chana dal or bengal gram dal
  10. 1 tsp salt (or as per your taste)
  11. 5 - 6 curry leaves
  12. 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves
  13. 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  14. A big pinch of asafoetida
  15. 4 tbsp oil

Instructions for making mavinakai chitranna or mango rice:

  1. Cook the rice and keep it aside. Rice should be cooked well but not mushy.
  2. Now to begin with let us prepare tempering for the mavinakai chitranna. Take 4 tbsp of oil in a large frying pan and heat it under medium flame. At first add in ground nuts and fry until they start crackling.ground nut for mavinakai chitranna or mango rice
  3. When the groundnut crackles, add in mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds (menthe), gram dal and urad dal. Fry until mustard seed splutters. tempering for mavinakai chitranna or mango rice
  4. Add in asafoetida and turmeric powder.turmeric and hing for mavinakai chitranna or mango rice
  5. Add in slit green chili and curry leaves. Give a quick stir.green chili and curry leaves for mavinakai chitranna or mango rice
  6. Add in grated mavinakai (raw mango) and fry it for 2 minutes. Mango will get cooked fast.grated mango for mavinakai chitranna or mango rice
  7. Add in grated coconut and mix well. Switch off the stove.grated coconut and gooseberry for mavinakai chitranna or mango rice
  8. Add in salt and finely chopped coriander leaves. Give a quick mix.salt and coriander leaves for mavinakai chitranna or mango rice
  9. Add in cooked rice.rice for mavinakai chitranna or mango rice
  10. Mix well using a flat spatula, serve and enjoy.mixing mavinakai chitranna or mango rice

Dear reader, We have a Kannada version of this recipe. Click here to read this recipe in Kannada.

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