Today we are sharing an easy Mambazha pulissery or Mambazha kaalan as a part of Vishu Sadhya Recipe . This is a really easy and tasty traditional Kerala recipe. Mambazha Pulissery or kaalan is an authentic Vishu recipe.March-April is the season for mambazham or mango in Kerala. This is a delicious and simple sweet and sour curry. Coconut and curd are the main base of this authentic dish. Add jaggery or sugar into it, to make it a sweet sour curry. It's aroma is very attractive when we add the fried Fenugreek seeds, mustard seeds dry red chillies, and fresh curry leaves. The sweetness of ripe mango and the sour of yogurt make this curry unique as well as delicious. Mango is good for health, rich in vitamin A, E, iron, antioxidants and yogurt has rich in calcium.
Ingredients for Mambazha Pulissery
1. Ripe Mangoes [small size] – 3
2. Jaggery—1 piece (optional)
3. Red chili Powder – 1 tsp
4. Turmeric Powder – ¼ tsp
5. Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
6. Green chili – 2
7. Water – ½ cup
8. Salt to taste
For making thick paste
1. Coconut – ½ cup
2. Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
Oil – 2 tsp
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Dry red chilies – 2 [cut into 2 pieces]
Curry leaves – 1 string
Fenugreek seeds – 1 tsp
Method of Preparing Mambazha Pulissery
Peel and cut the ripe mangoes into pieces and bring to boil with water, add turmeric powder, red chili powder, green chili powder and salt. Cook for 10 minutes on low flame then add jaggery or sugar if extra sweetness is required and cook for 2 minutes.
Grind the grated coconut, cumin seeds into fine paste and add to the mangoes. Mix and boil for 2 minutes.
Add yogurt and mix and stir lightly on low flame and remove from the flame and keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan and add dry chilies, fenugreek seeds, mustard seeds and curry leaves, fry for 2 minutes and Add to pulissery.
Fenugreek seeds enhance the aroma to pulissery. Mambazha pulissery is ready.
Serve hot with rice.