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Mambazha Kozhambu (Mango Gravy) – Visual recipe
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Mambazha Kozhambu (Mango Gravy) – Visual recipe

Come mango season, this is yet another mango recipe that I indulge on.  Try it and enjoy your lunch!  It is easy to cook and simply mango-licious!

Ingredients to make Mambazha kozhambu:


  • Sweet ripened mango – 1 (big)
  • Grated coconut – 1/2 cup
  • Garlic – 2 pods (optional)
  • Jeera – 1/4 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tbsp
  • Chilly powder – as per taste
  • Salt – as per taste
  • Curry leaves – 5 -6
  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 tbsp


So now let’s see how to make Mambazha Kozhambu recipe


Step 1:

Cut the mangoes into small/medium size pieces. Grate the coconut and keep other ingredients handy.

Step 2:

Grind the grated coconut, Jeera, turmeric powder, red chilly powder together into a smooth paste adding little water.

coconut paste with other ingredients

Step 3:

In a pan add half cup of water and cook mango for 1-2 minutes to make it slightly tender.

Mango pieces boiling in water

Step 4:

Add the  paste into the cooking mangoes. Mix well.  Cover with lid and cook it in low flame for 2-3 minutes. If required, add extra salt and chilly powder as per your taste.

Step 5:

Once cooked, remove it from flame. Saute mustard seeds and curry leaves in few tbsp of cooking oil and add to the cooked gravy for seasoning.

Delicious Mambazha Kozhambu is ready. Its best had with piping hot rice.

Enjoy the dish and savour the mango season!

0 27 May, 2011 Food Recipe May 27, 2011

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  1. Arunthathi Ramadhas

    Hari Om. I love this kozhambu very much. It is very tasty to mix with rice and eat. My mouth is watering.

  2. Nandini

    We make this same recipe with brinjal and drumstick, will try this for sure. mouth watering indeed

  3. Anney

    Am hungry…..looks like i will be heading to LR’s house to have some of that….anyone care to join me?!

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