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Mango rice recipe, Mangai sadam

Mango rice or manga sadam with step by step pictures. South Indian flavored rice variety to try for mango season
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2


  • Raw mango - 1
  • Turmeric - tsp
  • Salt As needed
  • Rice 1 cup un cooked


  • Sesame oil - 2 tbsp
  • Mustard - ½ tsp
  • Urad dal - 1 tsp
  • Chana dal - 2 tsp
  • Peanuts - 2 tbsp
  • Asafoetida - tsp
  • Red Chillies - 3
  • Green Chillies - 4 Skip and use red chilli more
  • Curry leaves - 1 sprig


  • Cook rice with 2 cups water for 3-4 whistles, cool down and separate the grains. Peel the mango and grate it finely. Heat pan with oil and temper with the items given under ‘To temper’ table in order.1-grate-season
  • Add turmeric powder,grated mango and mix.2-mix
  • Fry for 2 minutes in medium flame. Lastly add salt and mix well.3-add-salt
  • Mix with the cooled rice and serve with papad.4-mix-with-rice



  • I used both red chilli and green chilli for flavour. You can use any one too.
  • Depending on the variety of rice you use, the water ratio varies. Which ever you use, cook with lesser water to get separate grains after cooking.