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Mango Rasam(Aam Ras)

energetic charu

Recipe by rajeswari of pune, IN

This can be taken as soup also.very good to have this in summer.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 1 sour Raw Mango
    • 3 cups water
    • 1 inch ginger grated
    • 1 green chilli finely chopped
    • 1/2 tsp jeera
    • 1/2 tsp mustard
    • 4 curry leaves
    • 2 sprig of coriander leaves
    • 1/2 tsp hing
    • 1 tsp jaggery
    • Salt,to taste
    • 1/2 tsp oil or ghee



    1. Pressure cook mango for 2 whistles.
    2. Remove the skin and squeeze the pulp in water.
    3. Mango would have been cooked.Boil it.Add jaggery & salt.
    4. Heat oil in a kadai and splutter mustard,then jeera,ginger,green chilli,hing,curry leaves.
    5. Add this to the charu and garnish with coriander leaves.
    6. Serve with rice or can be served as soup.

    Type 2:

    1. Roast the mango on all sides by holding with the kitchen tongs(chimta) on direct flame in the gas stove. It changes its colour.
    2. Remove the skin & squeeze the pulp in water. Boil it for sometime.
    3. add jaggery,salt  along with the seasoning.stir well.Garnish with cilantro.

    Note: After making rice,the cooker will be hot. Take out the rice and keep this mango water in it for 10 minutes.