Kacha Aam Dal or Tok Dal is synonymous with Indian summers. The subtle tang balanced with the sweetness is perfect to soothe the tormented body as well as the soul battling Indian heat. Lentils are cooked and then mixed with spices and fried raw mangoes. To finish a generous amount of sugar is added to balance the tartness. In the end, you get a medley of flavours that can be served with rice and aloo posto.
This Indian version of raw mango salad is slightly similar to the Thai Green Mango Salad or Som Tum Mamuang, except it is completely vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and nuts free. This plant-based green mango salad recipe is delicious and healthy in different ways. In this post I have described the exact way of putting together this tangy unripe mango salad recipe.
This Aam Panna drink or Bengali Aam Porar Shorbot is the most refreshing drink, perfectly suitable for the upcoming summer days. Mangoes are something that we look forward to every year and when the Green Mangoes hit the market first, it becomes absolutely must to make this green mango mocktail.
This Aam Jhol recipe is probably the most staple green mango recipe which gets made in a Bengali household. Calling it a ‘Green Mango Curry Chutney’ is my way of explaining you the dish where the green mangoes or kacha aam is tempered with a couple of spices before cooked with sugar for a sweet and almost soup-like delicious chutney.
This Kancha Aamer Chutney (Chatni) or Green Mango Chutney is probably the best summer special chutney to go with simple and light summer dishes. Plus, it has absolutely zero oil, and by that, I mean no oil or butter in any form whatsoever! And….takes barely 10 minutes to get this ready. Oh! Did I tell you it practically needs only 3 ingredients and a Pressure Cooker (or Instant Pot)?
This instant mango pickle recipe with fiery hot green chillies and garlic is perfect quick & easy to make pickle recipe which will spice up your meals in no time. Already a roaring success among my friends and family, now its time for you try this finger-licking green mango pickle recipe. Unlike rest of the traditional Indian pickle recipes, it does not need to be kept in the sun for days after days. All you have to do is bring the ingredients together and get this done under an hour.
There is only one thing that makes me wait for summers and that is Mango. Green as well as ripened, both are awaited with abated breath in my household. First one to reach the markets is always the Green Mango which makes delicious chutneys and a special Bengali sour dal known as Toker Dal. The nomenclature here, need a little bit of explanation. ‘Tok‘ means sour in Bangla, hence, Toker Daal means sour dal. The sour taste essentially comes from the unripened tangy Green Mango. Among the various lentil recipes, this green mango recipe is a staple in every Bengali household during the summer months in India.