Recipe

Aam ki Launji

1 year ago

Aam ki Launji is a sweet and spicy accompaniment made of raw green mangoes. The process of making Aam ki Launji is pretty simple. it’s a popular side dish of west Indian states like Rajasthan, Gujrat, and Maharashtra. This sweet and spicy recipe is made with raw mangoes and flavourful Indian spices and condiments. This recipe goes well with any Indian dish. You'll adore this dish if you like sweet and spicy flavors.



Region: Rajasthan/ Maharashtra/ Gujrat

Nature: Accompaniment/ Side

Cuisine: Indian

Prep Time: 15 Min

Cook Time: 20 Min

Total Time: 35 Min

Serves: 04


Main Ingredients:

Items

Quantity

Raw Mango

1 kg

Fennel seeds

1 tsp

Nigella seeds

1 tsp

Cumin seeds

1 tsp

Mustard seeds

½ tsp

Fenugreek seeds (optional)

½ tsp

Coriander powder

3 tsp

Chilli powder

1 tsp

Turmeric powder

¼ tsp

Sugar

½ cup

Oil

2 tbsp

Salt

to taste

Water

1 cup

Method: -:

  1. Wash and peel the mangoes and then slice them into long pieces. Set them aside.

  2. Heat the oil in a pan; once it lightly hots then add the fennel seeds, nigella seeds, cumin seeds, mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds.

  3. Once these spices crackles add mango pieces and sauté for 2 minutes.

  4. Add the coriander powder, chilli powder, turmeric powder, jaggery and salt with 4 tablespoons of water to avoid burning of masalas.

  5. Stir and simmer till the jaggery has dissolved and mangoes get a coating of masala.

  6. Cover the pan with a lid and let it all cook for around 10 minutes on medium heat.

  7. After 10 minutes, the mango pieces will be soft. At this point, increase the heat and let it all simmer for another minute or so until the chutney thickens slightly.

  8. Allow to cool completely. The chutney will thicken more as it cools down.

  9. Store in clean airtight container in your refrigerator. You could Store it for up to 4-7 days if refrigerated.




Notes:

  1. You could also use dry red chilli along with other dry masalas for extra spicy flavour.

  2. Instead of using red chilli powder, yellow chilli powder could be an option.

  3. Sugar could be the alternative of jaggery if you want.


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