Jun 052014

Mango rice or mamidikaya pulihora is a very quick, easy and flavorful rice recipe that is a perfect lunch-box option. It can be prepared very quickly and comes handy during those busy and hectic weekdays when you want something super quick for your lunch-box.


Serves: 1 Preparation time: 10 mins

Cooking time: 10 mins

Rice – 1 cup (cooked)
Raw Mango – ½ cup (grated, if slightly sweet, use 1 cup)
Chana dal – 1 tbsp
Urad dal – 2 tbsp
Whole red chilli – 1 tbsp
Green chilli – 4 (slit lengthwise)
Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
Mustard seeds – 2 tbsp
Hing/asafoetida – 1 tsp
Peanuts/groundnuts – ¼ cup (optional)
Cashew nuts – 1 tbsp (optional)
Curry leaves – ¼ cup
Salt – to taste
Oil – 2 tbsp



  1. Heat oil in a deep skillet and add the chana dal, urad dal, mustard seeds, turmeric and whole red chilli. Let the dal become nice and golden.
  2. Then add the peanuts, cashew, hing, curry leaves, green chilli and fry for a minute.
  3. Then add the grated mango and salt and fry for about 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add the cooked rice and stir well.
  5. Mango rice is ready to be served.

  3 Responses to “Mango Rice(Mamidikaya Pulihora)”


    Can’t say no to mango rice..ur pic make me search for mangoes in fridge. Today’s lunch s mango rice

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