Season Of Raw Mango: 5 Kachi Keri Dishes You Need To Try

by Shreya Ghosh
Season Of Raw Mango: 5 Kachi Keri Dishes You Need To Try

India is boiling with the extreme rise in temperature every other day. The food palette of every Indian changes during the summer months. All of us crave spicy, refreshing, icy, and chatpata foods to feed our stomachs and hearts. We can never get tired of eating mangoes in pickles, juices, salads, chutney, with spices, or simply with nothing. The markets are filled with raw mangoes at the moment. The sad part about kachi keri is that we can eat them only for a small period of time until ripe mangoes enter the market. So to make the most of this situation, try out these 5 kachi keri dishes that you simply cannot resist.

1. Kachi Keri Salad

Some cubes of raw mango in a bowl of salad can change the taste totally. The tanginess of kachi keri infuses with the ingredients of salad like cucumber, tomato, pomegranate, green leafy vegetables, onions, and adds a crunchiness to the bowl. This is just the perfect food if you want to have something light during summer.

Also read: How To Identify Different Varieties Of Mangoes? Here’s A Guide

2. Aam Panna

The most loved summer drink of every household in India has to be Aam Panna. A glass of this drink rejuvenates the soul and throws out all the heat from the body. ‘A glass of Aam Panna a day keeps the heat at bay!’ The best part is that the process of making this drink is quite simple.

  • Firstly, you need to boil the raw mangoes for some time so that it gets soft.
  • Secondly, leave it for some time to cool down.
  • Then take a blender and add the mangoes in it with sugar, cumin powder, black salt, and mint leaves.
  • Blend everything into a smooth taste and your aam panna concentrate is ready.
  • You can store it in a glass bottle in a refrigerator for about 2 months.
  • While you wish to drink, all you need to do is take a scoop of this concentrate and dilute it with water in a glass.
  • Your aam panna is absolutely ready.


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3. Aam Jhol

This is one of the most common kachi keri recipes in Bengali households during summer. This drink is the perfect blend of the tangy taste of mangoes, the sweetness of sugar, and flavours of spices. Apart from its delicious taste, aam jhol helps to keep our body cool and fights dehydration too.

4. Raw Mango Dal

Do you know what is the best duo of summers? It is rice and raw mango dal. For the most refreshing and relaxing lunch, pair your bowl of rice with dal made of kachi keri. In fact, this dal has lots of health benefits too.

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5. Kachi Keri Chutney

The yummiest chutney among all has to be the chutney made from raw mangoes. Easy-yo-make raw mango chutney is loved by everyone of all ages. It compliments the best with puris, sandwiches, snacks, and anything you want to top it up with. Kachi Keri Chutney pairs well with everything.

You have to try out these kachi keri recipes if you haven’t already. Have as many raw mangoes as you can till these last in the market.