Fajeto (Gujrati Mango Kadhi) or Mango Curry

The famous Gujrati ‘ras-puri’ meal is incomplete without Fajeto. Fajeto is made from mango, curd, and besan as the main ingredients. Fajeto is also known as mango kadhi or ripe mango curry. Pair this sweet, spicy, and tangy mango kadhi with pad waali roti, moong dal, and rice.

Traditionally, Fajeto is made from mango seed(Gotlo). Whenever my mom makes aam ras, she would take the mango seed with some mango pulp left on it. In a bowl, she would take the mango seed and some water and rub the seed with her hands and remove all the pulp from it then use that water to make Fajeto.

Fajeto

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Fajeto is a famous curry in Gujrati cuisine made from mango and curd as the main ingredients. Fajeto is also known as mango kadhi or ripe mango curry. Pair this sweet and tangy mango kadhi with 2 pad waali roti, moong dal and rice.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Gujarati
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

  • 2 Mango seeds or gotlo Leftover after cutting mango
  • 1/2 cup Curd
  • 1 1/2 tsp Besan
  • 1 1/2 cup Water
  • 2 tbsp Mango pulp
  • 2 tsp Sugar Adjust according to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Oil
  • 1/4 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin seeds
  • Pinch of Asafoetida
  • 1/4 tsp Green chilli paste Adjust according to taste
  • 1/4 tsp Chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 3-4 Curry leaves

Instructions
 

  • In a mixing bowl, take two mango seeds or gotlo and add in 1 cup water. With your hands getly remove mango pulp from the seed and discard the seed or gotlo.
  • Now add 1/2 cup curd, 1 1/2 teaspoons besan, and 2 tablespoons of mango pulp to it.
  • Using a hand blender mix it to a smooth paste.
  • Now using a sieve sieve the mixture. This step is important as some times there are thin roughage comes from mango seed or mango pulp.
  • Take a thick bottom pan and transfer the mango mixture to it and keep it on medium heat.
  • Add sugar and salt to the mixture and let it come to a boil.
  • For tempering, in a small pan heat 1 teaspoon oil. When oil is hot add 1/4 teaspoon mustard seeds.
  • When mustard seeds crackle, add 1/4 teaspon cumin seeds, pinch of Asafoetida, 1/4 teaspoon green chilli paste, 1/4 teaspoon chili powder, 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder and 3-4 curry leaves. Mix it using a poon and immidiately temper on the mango mixture.
  • After temparing let the fajeto come to one more boil.
  • Serve Fajeto with pad waali roti (Gujrati layered roti), moong dal, rice, and aam ras to complete your 'ras-puri' ni thaali
Keyword Curry Recipe, Gujarati recipes, Kadhi Recipe, Mango recipes, summer recipe
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