Wednesday, June 6, 2007

Aam ki Launji

Green mangoes 5 medium
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder ½ teaspoon
Sugar 5 tablespoons
Oil 2 tablespoons
Cumin seeds ½ teaspoon
Fennel seeds 1 teaspoon
Onion seeds (kalonji) ½ teaspoon
Asafoetida a pinch


1. Peel mangoes, remove seed and cut into half inch pieces. Boil five cups of water in a pan, add salt, turmeric powder, half the sugar, mango pieces and blanch.
2. Heat oil in another pan. Add cumin seeds, fennel seeds, onion seeds and asafoetida. Sauté till a nice aroma is given out.
3. Drain the blanched mango pieces and add to the pan. Add the remaining sugar, adjust salt and mix well.
4. Do not cook for long. Remove from the heat and serve immediately.