Mango Rice Recipe

Mango Rice is the rich and exotic rice dish, that contains unique taste of fresh mangoes and cooked with coconut and spices.Mango Rice

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 30-35 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 4 cups mangoes (peeled and chopped)
  • 2 cups basmati rice
  • Few curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp roasted peanuts
  • 2 tbsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2-3 green chillies finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp grated coconut
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped
  • Salt to taste

For the Tempering you will require:

  • 3 tbsp Chana Dal
  • 1-1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • Few curry leaves
  • 2 whole red chillies (halved)
  • 2 tsp cooking oil

 How to make Mango Rice:

  1. Rinse the rice thoroughly and cook with some salt.
  2. Keep the cooked rice aside to cool.
  3. Combine the coconut, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, green chillies, and asafoetida in a grinding jar.
  4. Grind to make a fine paste.
  5. Add some pieces of mango in a paste and grind again for few seconds.
  6. Keep the prepared masala aside for further use.
  7. Heat the oil in a pan for making the tempering.
  8. Add mustard seeds along with chana dal.
  9. Saute and the add curry leaves and red chillies.
  10. After few stirring, add peanuts.
  11. Fry the mixture very well on medium flame till the chana dal turns golden.
  12. Now add the remaining mango pieces and cook until the mango is fully cooked.
  13. Mix the prepared masala and cook continue until the raw smell disappears.
  14. Now slowly add the cooked rice along with remaining ingredients and adjust with seasoning.
  15. Garnish the mango rice with some curry leaves and chopped coriander.
  16. Serve them piping hot.


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