For preparing the base mix for the rice
Grated raw mango - 1 cup ( Select mangoes which are not very sour)
Grated coconut - 2 tblspn
green chilly - 2 nos
Dry grind the coconut and chilly together and keep it aside.
Gingely oil - 2 tblspn
chana dal - 1 tspn
red chilly - 2 broken
turmeric powder - 1/2 tspn
curry leaves - few
till it is cooked. Make sure the grated mangoes retain the shape and not get mashed into a paste. The grated pieces gives a crunchiness while eating the rice.
Stir in the grounded coconut-chilly and mix well. Saute for a minute and remove from fire.
The base mix is ready.
carefully mix with a spatula with out mashing the rice.
Serve with roasted papad.
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