25 April 2014


It's officially mango season and so trying out seasonal recipes is a must.. one such recipe which i longed to try was this mango pulissery aka kalan.. A typical Kerala recipe from here..authentically prepared with mild spices..

SH hates Tanjavur morkuzhambu which is often prepared at home. Had loads of sour curd at home and he wanted me to try morkuzhambu with diff variation.. This recipe was apt and SH loved it and making it second time in a row in 2 days.. Yup i found his taste bud.. I never thot fruit wld go so well in a spicy gravy..
What you need:
Ripe Mango - 2 nos, skin peeled and chopped
Turmeric  powder - 1/4 tsp
Red chilli powder - 1/4 tsp
Crushed black pepper - 1/4 tsp 
Fenugreek powder - 1/4 tsp
Coconut oil - 2 tsp
Curry leaves - 1 sprig
Red chillies - 2 nos
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Salt as reqd

To grind to smooth paste:
Coconut - 1/2 cup
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Green chillies - 5 nos
Curd - 2 cups

How to make:
Heat oil in kadai mustard seeds once it cracks add curry leaves, red chillies saute it and add mangoes, turmeric, red chilli, pepper, fenugreek powder, salt mix well. Add half cup water and cook till it softens.

Now add the ground paste and cook in low heat until it comes to a gentle boil now switch it off and serve hot with steamed rice..


  1. wowww superrr,want to try it!!

  2. The Picture makes me hungry over here...Wonderful click...U should have posted some more pictures of this recipe which will be too tempting...

  3. I love mambazha puliserry, this looks divine and yummy..

  4. I was misled by the word pulissery till I found it is mambazha morkuzhambu.This one is a very delicious item prepared in kerala hotels..You come up with very good items.

  5. looks really delicious....

  6. Love this anyday..one of my favorites