-->

Monday, November 24, 2008

Neeru Mavinakayi(Uppu Mavinakayi) / Raw Mangoes in Brine

Ingredients:
60 - 75 medium sized Raw Mangoes / Mavina Kayi (Wild Mangoes(Kadu/Katu Mavinakayi) preferred)
6 - 8 cups of coarse Salt

Recipe:

Remove the stem, clean and wipe the raw mangoes using a clean cotton cloth.

Put the cleaned raw mangoes and salt together in a porcelain jar(Bharani) or plastic can. (Do not use any metal container) Add sufficient amount of cooled boiled water as shown in the picture below. (Instead of this, cooled salted water can be used.)

Place 1-2 heavy stones(cleanly washed & dried) on top of the raw mangoes inside the jar and cover the lid.

These mangoes can be used after 1-2 months.

Note: You can preserve this for around 1-2 years without adding any preservatives.
You can cook following verity of recipes using these mangoes:
Neeru Mavinakayi Palya
Neeru Mavinakayi Majjige Huli
Neeru Mavinakayi Chutney
Neeru Mavinakayi Rasam
Neeru Mavinakayi Gojju

No comments: