How to make Khatti Meethi Ambi ki Sabzi -

Raw mangoes and jaggery combine well to make a delicious dish

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Raw mangoes (कच्चे आम), Salt (नमक)

Cuisine : Punjabi, Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Khatti Meethi Ambi ki Sabzi

Khatti Meethi Ambi ki Sabzi Recipe Card


Contrary to popular belief a vegetarian diet gives you all the nutrients you will ever require to live a fit and healthy life. With low saturated fat and cholesterol, high fiber content and rich complex carbohydrates - veggie delights like greens, pulses and curries are your best bet at a meal which is nutritious and tasty!

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Khatti Meethi Ambi ki Sabzi Recipe

  • Raw mangoes 4

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Fennel seeds (saunf) 1 teaspoon

  • Black cardamoms 2 teaspoon

  • Bay leaf 1 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon

  • Onion seeds (kalonji) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Sugar 3 tablespoons

  • Jaggery (gur) 3 tablespoons

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Black salt (kala namak) to taste

  • Roasted cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander sprigs for garnish


Step 1

Peel raw mangoes and roughly slice them.

Step 2

Heat 2 cups of water in a deep non-stick pan, add salt and let the water come to a boil.

Step 3

Meanwhile heat oil in a shallow non-stick pan, add fennel seeds, black cardamoms and bay leaf, mix and saute till fragrant.

Step 4

Once the water in the other pan begins to boil, add raw mango slices along with their seeds and cook for 5-6 minutes.

Step 5

Add asafetida and onion seeds and reduce the heat. Add salt, turmeric powder, 1 tbsp water and Tata Sampann Chilli Powder, mix well and saute for 1 minute. Add 2 cups of water and increase the heat.

Step 6

Add sugar and jaggery, mix well and cook for 3-4 minutes or till sugar and jaggery dissolve completely and the mixture comes to a boil.

Step 7

When the raw mangoes have softened, strain them and add to the gravy. Do not discard the strained water, it can be made into a delicious panna.

Step 8

Add crushed black peppercorns, black salt and roasted cumin powder, mix well and cook for 4-5 minutes on medium heat.

Step 9

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with coriander sprig and serve hot.

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