Easy to Make, Summer-Friendly Aamras Kadhi

Fajeto (aamras kadhi) has a naughty intonation, which almost means a scandal! It is both a word and a recipe!

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The word Fajeto (aamras kadhi) has a naughty intonation, which almost means a scandal! Interestingly, it is both a word and a recipe! In Gujarati food culture, Fajeto is a kadhi made with mango leftovers and curd. When a woman wants to put across a message to her family, that she has made a judicious use of mangoes, she makes Fajeto.

Ingredients. (Photo Courtesy: <b>The Quint</b>)
Ingredients. (Photo Courtesy: The Quint)

What you need:

*3/4 cup ripe mango pulp

*3/4 cup green unripe mango

*3/4 cup buttermilk

*2 tablespoons gram flour (besan)

*1 tablespoon oil

*Pinch of asafoetida

* 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds

*1/4 teaspoon fenugreek seeds (methi dana)

*6-8 curry leaves

*2 slit green chillies

*1/2 cup boondi

Cubes of Ripe Mango (Photo Courtesy: <b>The Quint</b>)
Cubes of Ripe Mango (Photo Courtesy: The Quint)

How to make:

*Whisk together ripe mango pulp and green mango pulp in large bowl till smooth.

*Add the buttermilk and whisk again.

*Add the gram flour and blend well so that there are no lumps.

*Add sufficient water to get the right pouring consistency.

*Heat the oil in a deep non stick pan on medium heat.

*Add the asafoetida, mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds and curry leaves.

Tadka! (Photo Courtesy: <b>The Quint</b>)
Tadka! (Photo Courtesy: The Quint)

*Sauté till the seeds begin to splutter.

*Add the green chillies and the mango pulp mixture.

*Mix well and cook on medium heat for two minutes.

*Add the salt and stir well.

*Cook till the mixture thickens.

*Place boondi in a serving bowl and pour the kadhi over.

Serve it hot! (Photo Courtesy: <b>The Quint</b>)
Serve it hot! (Photo Courtesy: The Quint)

Eat! Burp! Slurp!

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