Mangakootan – Brahmin Special


Mangakootan - Brahmin Special

White gourd, mango and other ingredients are cooked with coconut paste
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • For preparing mangakootan - brahmin special, first cut and wash white gourd and mango. Boil it with sufficient quantity of water adding turmeric powder and salt.
  • Fry channa dal, red chillies(3 nos) and fenugreek(1/2 tsp) in hot coconut oil. Grind the fried items with grated coconut and green chillies.
  • Add the ground mixture to the first step and boil for a few minutes.
  • Add jaggery.
  • Add slightly soured butter milk and as it starts foaming a bit stop cooking. Care should be taken that it should not be boiled.
  • Fry mustard seeds, fenugreek and red chilly(1 no) and add this to the mixture.
  • Add curry leaves. Mangakootan - brahmin special recipe is ready.
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Response (1)
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    supriya August 8, 2011

    Was looking for an everyday curry. Tried this recipe yesterday. It was very delicious. Will make this a part of my menu henceforth!

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