How to make Kachche Aam ki Kadhi -

Raw mangoes add a piquant touch to the popular kadhi.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Raw Mangoes (कच्चे आम), Gram Flour

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Dals and Kadhis

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Kachche Aam ki Kadhi

Kachche Aam ki Kadhi Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet & Sour

Ingredients for Kachche Aam ki Kadhi Recipe

  • Raw Mangoes peeled and cut into large pieces 1 1/2

  • Gram Flour 1/2 cup

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Spring onions with greens 2-3

  • Dried red chillies 2-3

  • Curry leaves 10-12

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Jaggery grated 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat oil in a deep non-stick pan, add fenugreek seeds and mustard seeds and let them splutter.

Step 2

Roughly chop spring onion bulbs with a little stem portion and add to the pan and mix well. Add dried red chillies and mix well. Roughly chop the spring onion greens and add.

Step 3

Put most of the raw mango pieces in a mixer jar with 2-3 tbsps water, grind to a smooth paste and transfer into a bowl. Add gram flour and whisk well.

Step 4

Add curry leaves to the mixture in the pan and mix well.

Step 5

Add turmeric powder, salt and 1½ cups water to the raw mango-gram flour mixture and whisk well.

Step 6

Add gram flour batter to the pan and mix well. Add the remaining raw mango pieces and mix well.

Step 7

Add red chilli powder and mix well. Add jaggery and mix well. Cook for 10 minutes, stirring at regular intervals.

Step 8

Serve hot.

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