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Maangai Saadham
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Maangai Sadam | Raw Mango Rice

If you like Lemon rice, then you will love this Maangai Sadam made with raw mangoes. The tanginess from the raw mangoes tastes amazing in this Raw Mango rice recipe.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian
Diet: Vegetarian
Servings: 4 People
Calories: 143kcal


  • 1 cup Rice
  • 1 Raw mango
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 2 teaspoon Kadalai paruppu / Chana dal
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • Peanuts
  • 2 Green chilies
  • 2 Red chili
  • Curry leaves
  • ¼ teaspoon Asafetida
  • Salt


  • Cook the rice and let it cool down. Carefully separate the rice grains without breaking them too much.
  • Wash and peel the raw mango. Grate it using a box grater. Do not use the fine grater but instead use larger ones.
  • In a wide pan, heat the oil and add the mustard seeds and the cumin seeds. Once the seeds splutter, add the chana dal, asafetida, curry leaves, turmeric powder red chilies, green chilies and peanuts. Fry them in low flame until the peanuts are light brown.
  • Now add the grated mango along with the salt needed and fry in low flame until the mangoes cook a bit. Do not let it become too soft. Allow the mango to have a little crunch in it.
  • Now add the cooked and cooled rice and gently mix to combine.
  • Serve with appalam or vadam on the side.


Calories: 143kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 79mg | Potassium: 183mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 774IU | Vitamin C: 54mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg