Raw mango rasam recipe - Kairiche saar Mavinkayi saru

Raw mango rasam recipe / Kairiche saar / Mavinkayi saru - Video and Step by step written instructions.

Raw mango or green mango rasam is a popular summer recipe. When raw green and sour mangoes start appearing on the trees and in the market, every household starts making it frequently.

Mango Rasam is a tangy, sweet and spicy recipe made from raw green mango. It is a twist to the traditional dal rasam recipe. It is the perfect recipe for summer season.

This Mango Rasam has the perfect balance of sweet, spicy and sour flavours. Serve it piping hot with plain steamed rice or even as a soup or palate cleanser.

How to make Raw mango rasam
Kairiche saar - Mavinkayi saaru

Ingredients for mango rasam

  • Raw mango pieces - 1/4 cup
  • Salt - 1 tsp
  • Jaggery/sugar - 1 tbsp, more or less to balance the sourness or mango
  • Rasam powder - 1 tsp, more or less as per taste
  • Black pepper seeds - 8-10
  • Rice flour or besan - 1 tsp, or cooked toor dal - 2 tsp


  • green chili -1
  • cinnamon piece - small
  • red chili powder - 1/4 tsp

=Ingredients for tempering=

  • Oil - 1 tsp
  • Ghee - 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • Hing/asafotida - 1/4 tsp

Step by step instructions for mango rasam
mavinkayi saaru

Add all ingredients except tempering items to a blender jar.

First mango pieces, salt, jaggery and black pepper seeds.

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Then add rasam powder, cinnamon piece, green chili.

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Next add 1 tsp rice flour or besan(chickpea flour). I am adding rice flour.

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After that, add 1 cup water and blend to fine paste.

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Cooking mango rasam

Heat 1 tbsp oil and ghee in a deep pan. Add mustard and cumin seeds. Let splutter.

Add Hing(asafotida)

Add turmeric powder and a few curry leaves.

Add 1/2 cup water.

Add the blended mango and spice paste.

Add more water according to the consistency you want.

Mix well and bring to boil stirring often.

Let boil for 4-5 minutes.

Raw Mango rasam / kairiche saar / mavinkayi saaru is ready.

 Tips and variations

Serve with plain hot rice and some ghee.

Serve as a soup.

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