Friday, August 12, 2011

MAMBAZHA PULISSERY - Kerala Sadya Vibhavangal

This is a traditional Onam / Vishu special recipe made with ripe mangoes. This yogurt based sweet Kerala dish goes well with Kerala rose-matta rice, pappad and pickle.

Ingredients :

Ripe Mangoes : 4, i used small "nattu manga"
Grated coconut : 1/2Cup + 1/4tsp
Turmeric Powder : 1/2tsp

Green Chillies : 2
Cumin Seeds : 1/2tsp
Jaggery : 1 small piece
Yogurt : 1/2Cup

For Tempering :
Mustard Seeds : 
Fenugreek Seeds : 1/4tsp

Dried Red Chilllies : 2
Curry Leaves : 2

Coconut oil : 1tsp

Method :

1. In a claypot, cover and cook the pealed mangoes with 1/4Cup of water and 1/4tsp turmeric powder. After 5minutes open the lid and cook in high flame till water evaporates. Add Jaggery and mix well.

2. Grind together the grated coconut, cumin seeds, 1/2tsp turmeric powder and green chillies and combine this with yogurt.

3. Add this mixture to the cooled cooked mangoes and combine well. Cook on low flame for 5minutes till the flavors blended and curry becomes thick.

4. Heat oil in a thadka pan and add mustard seeds. When it splutters, add fenugreek seeds, dried red chillies and curry leaves.Turn of the flame and pour over the pulissery.

5. Serve hot with rice, pappad and pickle :)

Notes :
If you are not having small mangoes, take one meduim size ripe mango and cut into cubes.


  1. WOW.. cannot take my eyes off!!! tooo yummy.. one of my fav curry with mambazham!

  2. Looks yum .....nice way of doing this ....

  3. Wow !! this sounds amazing with raw mangoes...And with curd...Gravy looks tempting
    Btw I'm in G.M.Palya. What about you

    Hamaree Rasoi

  4. yummyyyyyy yummyyyyyyyyy....evida penne onnu vilikaruthu kettooooooo?

  5. Uhm, really tasty... but we wont use jaggery, instead use ripe mangoes...:)

  6. wow very tempting recipe,yummy...

  7. My favorite, adding jaggery sounds delicious..choorum kooti adipoli

  8. Simply yummy! One of my favorite dishes from the sadhya!

  9. adipolilena...njngalde naatiljagerry use cheyilyatoo....nicepic..

  10. Lovely recipe ...thanks for sharing :)

  11. Hey r u doing? hope things are grt at your end :)
    The curry looks yummmm!