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Ambgoori launji | sweet and sour mango chutney
Ambgoori launji is interesting ....I gave it this name because in this chutney grapes (angoor) are cooked with raw mangoes( Ambi ) so it is Ambgoori....
Raw mangoes are good for health and contain vital vitamins and minerals. These tasty green fruits are good to be eaten in the summer season and can make a perfect recipe for the taste. And we all know the health benefits of grapes. Like other berries, grapes are highly nutritious and valuable with plenty of curative agents. It has high content of vitamins A, B1, B2, B6 and C. It also contains many health-promoting flavonoids. The deeper the color of the grapes, the richer the flavonoids.
Mixture of these two is a bundle of health.
Bunch of sweet & sour grapes was lying in my fridge for long and I was looking for some opportunity to consume them, when my daughter who is very fond of raw mangoes bought raw mangoes I quickly thought for this recipe ....I was not sure how it will taste..but it came out tastier than the regular launji ....amazed to see the results I thought I must share it with you all..
5 medium Raw mangoes
2 cups grapes ( little sour variety )
Salt to taste
Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp
5 tbsp Sugar
2 tbsp Oil
Saffron 7-8 strings
Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon
Fennel seeds (saunf) 1 teaspoon
Onion seeds (kalonji) 1/2 teaspoon
Asafoetida a pinch
Peel mangoes, remove seed and great it with the help of greater. Pluck and wash grapes properly and cut into halves if bigger in size.
Heat oil in another pan. Add cumin seeds, fennel seeds, onion seeds and asafoetida. Sauté till a nice aroma is given out. Add the grated mango and grapes to the pan. Add red chilli and salt to it, Sauté and add 1 1/2 cup of water. Add the sugar, adjust salt and mix well. Cook till chutney turn thick.
Add saffron and mix well. Remove from the pan immediately and serve.
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