Appe Huli Saru (Raw Mango Soup)

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The season of the king of fruits is to arrive in another couple of weeks but for now though you can still take advantage of these raw mango based dishes. This thing I am putting today is one of them – it is called Appe Huli Saru and is one of the North Karnataka dishes that I learnt from my mom-in-law. It is an easy and a simple dish and will be soothing for this summer. It is also a recipe that one of you requested.

What you need to have:

1. Chopped raw mango – 1/2 cup

2. Green chillies – 2-3

3. Salt – To taste

4. Jaggery – A little

Ingredients of Appe huli saru

Ingredients of Seasoning:

1. Mustard seeds – 1 Teaspoon

2,. Blackgram dal – 1 Teaspoon

3. Asafoetida powder – 1 Teaspoon

4. Cumin seeds – 1/2 Teaspoon

5. Red chillies – 1

6. Curry leaves – 2 Strands

What you do with what you have:

1. Wash, peal, cut raw mango and cook it in the cooker till soft adding 1/2 cup water.

2. Transfer cooked mango to a broad based bowl and smash it well. Add required quantity of water, salt to taste, Jaggery as per taste and slit green chillies and bring it to boil.

Appe huli saru being cooked

3. Check for salt and jaggery. Place a spatula with 2-3 teaspoons of cooking oil in it on the flame. Add mustard seeds to it and when it sputters add blackgram dal to it. When done add cumin seeds, asafoetida powder, cut red chillies and curry leaves to it. Season it to the dish. Ready to serve Appe Huli Saru is as shown in the image below.

Enjoy with rice and any side dish of your choice. People even sip plain after lunch.

Ready to serve Appe huli saru

How long it takes: 30 minutes

Number of servings: 4

Good to remember:

1. If the raw mango itself is very tangy, you can adjust the other ingredients – in particular, jaggery and chilli.


7 thoughts on “Appe Huli Saru (Raw Mango Soup)

    Madhu said:
    April 15, 2010 at 2:58 am

    Missing raw green mangoes so muc here… Saaru looks delish. Enjoy..

      prathibalrao responded:
      April 15, 2010 at 3:24 pm

      Hi Madhu,

      Thanx a lot for ur comments.

    Champa said:
    April 15, 2010 at 8:50 pm

    I had never heard of this. Looks very nice.

      prathibalrao responded:
      April 16, 2010 at 7:28 am

      Hi Champa,

      This is a simple soup and is refreshing for this summer.

    manasa said:
    December 27, 2012 at 1:17 pm

    Wow going to try it in new year.. For traditional diah thank u soo much…

    Lakshmi said:
    April 6, 2013 at 2:02 pm

    Tried it just now…and it has come out awesome 🙂

      prathibalrao responded:
      April 6, 2013 at 8:50 pm

      Hi Lakshmi,

      Thanx a lot for your comments and do try out other recipes of your choice from my blog. Also please pass on the link of this blog among your friends community.

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