Pickalle Ambya Humman

               Summer means the arrival of mangoes & GSB s have so many dishes to enjoy ripe mangoes – truly called – the King of Fruits !! So the next time you get small ripe mangoes of the local variety .- dont think twice before attempting this lip-smacking Godda Ambya Humman! ,,This is such an easy & tasty recipe with a variety of flavours given by the sweetness of mangoes , the seasoning  & the spiciness of the hero of this dish being – freshly crushed black Pepper!! altogether this gives a heavenly aroma ..So just try it out!!

Ingredients ; –

  • Small ripe mangoes ( preferably medium ripe & thin skinned  – 3
  • Jaggery – grated – 1  cup or as per taste
  • Rice flour – 1 tbsp
  • Black pepper –  freshly crushed – 1 tsp
  • Salt – a pinch

Seasoning;

  • Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  • red chili- 2
  • Jeera – 1 /2 tsp
  • Curry leaves – 1 sprig
  • Oil – preferably coconut oil.

Method ;

  1. Slice off two large  pieces  of the mango retaining  the part with the seed as such  as seen in the pic below. If the mango is thick skinned , you may peel it – otherwise retain skin .
  2.  Add a little water to just cook the mangoes !
  3. Add a little water to the jaggery to just melt it & strain off impurities . then add the rice flour & ground pepper & mix well to avoid any lumps . if you are adding the Jaggery as such , then mix the flour & pepper in a little water to avoid lumps .
  4.  Add this to the mangoes & start to cook .
  5. Bring to a boil & then simmer for about 4-5 minutes  .Now switch off flame .                            
  6. Prepare a seasoning with the mustard , jeera , red chillis & curry leaves!                             
  7. Pour this over the mangoes .!! now enjoy the aroma & taste of a very yummy dish !

You can make this as a special side dish for special occasions or just because you want to have this !!

 Note; 
You can add the Black pepper in the seasoning also instead of along with the jaggery!

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