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Mavina Kayi Tovve ( Green Mango Dall )

Mavakayacopyrightedimage1This is, again, a South Indian recipe, which is made from green mango and tur dal. This is a very popular dish in Southern part of India, known by different names in different states. We, Kannadigas, call it as Mavina Kayi Tovve. We get good quality of green mangos in summer in India. This is the right time to know about different types of green mango recipes. Green mango has got its own flavour and taste, there is no need to use any spice for taste and flavour. I am preparing this dish without using dry masala or any dry spices. This is a wonderful, multipurpose, side dish, which can be served as substitute of veggie. My mother used to prepare this dish for dinner, when there is a shortage of vegetables in home. This dish can be served with rice or rotis. Let’s see the preparation of tasty and tangy Mavina kayi tovve.   Continue reading →

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Sweet and Sour Mavina Kayi Chutney ( Green Mango Chutney )

avakayacopyrightedimage4This is a good old and most popular Indian side dish, made from green mangoes. Mavinakayi is a kannada word used in Karnataka(India) for green mango or unripe mango. The word “chutney” comes from the Sanskrit word catni, which would mean “to lick“. We lick it off our fingers and finish it with a chuckle. I am using jaggery for preparing this recipe, jaggery (concentrated cane sugar) along with a blend of spices, which is used for flavors, taste and texture of the chutney. Normally, green mangoes are available in summer and it is the right time to prepare it. The best part of it is – it can be stored for more than 2 months and it will not get spoiled. If you store it in Refridgerator, it will stay more than 6 months. I am going to show you the easy way of preparing this recipe, at the same time you will have to take care of certain things so that chutney will stand for long time. Choosing of mangoes is one of the most important things. You have to choose fresh mangoes, which are hard in nature and inner part  of mangos should be white in colour not yellow.  Let’s see the preparation of sweet and sour green mango chutney.   Continue reading →

MAVINAKAYI CHITRANNA (GREEN MANGO RICE)

mavina kayiThis recipe is one more  good old and traditional summer dish, which is very familiar to all Kannadigas (people belong to Karnataka, India). This dish is prepared in southern part of India, where, rice is used as main course. This dish can be prepared in many ways, but I am showing you the simplest way of preparing this tasty and spicy dish. I am using natural herbs and spices along with green mango, which are good for health. You can serve this dish as breakfast or else you can serve this dish as second to main course for lunch and dinner. This is an ideal dish for picnic, it is easy to prepare in short time and easy to pack and carry. You can prepare this dish with leftover rice as well. Let’s see the preparation of this tasty and spicy Mavinakayi chitranna/green mango rice.   Continue reading →

MAVINA KAYI UPPINAKAYI (GREEN MANGO PICKLE)

This is a good old and most popular Indian side dish, made from green mangoes. Basically, it is a kannada word used in Karnataka(India) for green mango pickle or kachhe aam ka achar. ‘Mavinakayi’ means green mango or kachhe aam and ‘uppinakayi’ means pickle or achar. Normally, green mangoes are available in summer and it is the right time to prepare it.

The best part of it is – it can be stored for the whole year and it will not get spoiled. I am going to show you the easy way of preparing this recipe, at the same time you will have to take care of certain things so that pickle will stand for the whole year. Choosing of mangoes is also  very important. You have to choose fresh mangoes, which are hard in nature. Let’s see the preparation of tasty and tangy green mango pickle.   Continue reading →