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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Ambula Raee

Cooking Time Required: 10 minutes
Cost of preparation: 10-12 rupees

Ingredients: Ambula (4-5 pieces), mustard seeds ( 1 tsp), garlic pods ( 5-6 nos), green chilli (2 nos), mustard oil ( 1 tsp), sugar ( 1 tsp), salt.

Preparation: Soak the ambula for 3-4 hours in a cup of water. Grind the mustard seeds and half of the garlic pods into a fine paste. Cut the chilli into small pieces.

Cooking: Mix all the ingredients except for sugar in a kadai . Add another cup of water.Put on the stove and bring to a boil. Keep it on the fire till the quantity reduces to half. Add the sugar and boil for another 2-3 minutes.

Cool it. Relish with rice.


  1. loved many of your traditional flavors..

    would like to try a few of them myself....what is this ambula ??
    the curry looks interesting.

  2. Ambula is widely available in orissa. It is usually prepared during the month of February-March from sour green mangoes. The mangoes are cut along the length and the inner seed removed. The pieces are then mixed with salt and sun-dried till hard. It is stored for use throughout the year.


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