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Odisha / Odia Latest Food Recipe – Mango Santula – The Typical Odia Food #Odisha #Food #Recipe #India by  Adyasha Padhi

Ingredients for Mango Santula :-

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  • 4 ripe mangoes (A bit harder)
  • ¼ tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 or 2 dry red chilies (optional)
  • ½ tsp red chili powder
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • ¼ tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp dry mango powder /amchur
  • 1 tsp sugar or 2 tsp crushed jaggery
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 cup water
  • Few chopped coriander leaves for garnishing (optional)
  • Rock salt/sendha namak or  common salt (if not making during fasting)

Procedure / How to Prepare Mango Santula in Odia Style :-

  1. Wash the mangoes
  2. Peel and chop the mangoes
  3. In a pressure cooker or pan heat oil.
  4. Add the fenugreek seeds and cumin seeds and fry for a minute on a low flame
  5. Now add the red chilies and fry for some 15 seconds
  6. Add the chopped mangoes and  all the dry spice powders except garam masala and dry mango powder
  7. Add the sugar or jaggery
  8. Mix the mangoes with the rest of the spices and sugar /jaggery
  9. Add water and salt.
  10. Cover the cooker with a lid and pressure cook for 7 – 8 minutes
  11.  if you do have a pressure cooker than cover the pan with a lid and cook the mangoes for some
  12. 15 – 20 minutes till they become soft and mushy
  13. Add the garam masala and dry mango powder
  14. Stir the mashed mangoes well and cook for minute or two
  15. If it still looks watery to you,then evaporate the water from it by cooking it without the lid.
  16. It should not be dry nor watery,just in between
  17. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve mango santula hot.

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