Turmeric Raw Mango Rice

Fragrant basmati rice made tangy and delicious with grated raw mangoes added to it, is a quick lunch that can be made any day!
Course Main Course, Rice
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 382kcal
Author Manju


  • 1 1/2 cups basmati rice
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp urad dal
  • 1/2 tsp asafetida
  • 4 dried red chillies
  • 10 curry leaves
  • 1 raw green mango peeled, pitted and grated
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 3 tbsp raw peanuts unsalted
  • salt to taste


  • Wash and drain the basmati rice and cook with the 3 cups of water till the water is evaporated and small holes form on top of the rice. Remove from heat and keep aside.
  • Heat the oil and add the mustard seeds to it. Once they splutter, add the urad dal and wait for it to brown a little. Toss in the asafetida, dried red chillies and curry leaves.
  • Add the peanuts to it and roast till it slightly changes color. Add the turmeric powder and grated mango and saute for a couple of minutes. Toss in the salt as well.
  • Add the cooked rice and fluff well to mix into the raw mango mixture. Serve hot with any pickle of your choice and some yogurt.


Calories: 382kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 14mg | Potassium: 222mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 540IU | Vitamin C: 65mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 1.2mg