Sasav or Raita is a traditional malvani dish,this is made of small variety of junglee mangoes,known as raival mangoes,they are hairy and are easily available in Konkan.Now a days during mango season you can get them easily in local market of Mumbai also.This sweet and tangy dish goes on well with rice,phulka or rice bhakri.
6 Raiwal mangoes (ripe) or any Small variety hairy mangoes.
1 tbsp Ghee.
1 tsp Mustard seeds.
1/2 tsp Methi dana.(Fenugreek seeds)
1/8 tsp Asafoetida.
1 cup Coconut Milk (Thick)
Salt to taste.
Grind the following ingredients in a smooth masala paste.
1 medium sized onion.
1 tbsp Dhana(corriander seeds)
2 tspn Red chilli powder.
1/2 tsp haldi powder.
10 black pepper powder.
1/2 cup grated fresh Coconut.
1 tbsp grated Jaggery
Clean and peel the mangoes.
Grind all the ingredients of masala in a mixie to form smooth paste.
Mariante the peeled mangoes with salt and ground masala paste.
Keep it aside for half an hour.
In a thick bottom pan heat ghee,add asafoetida and mustard seeds,once they crackle add methi dana.
Now add,marinated mangoes and 1 cup of water,mix well,cover and cook on medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes or till mangoes become tender.
Now add coconut milk, mix well,taste and add salt if required.
Cook on slow flame for another 2 minutes.
Remove in a serving bowl and serve with rice,phulka or rice bhakri.
Happy Cooking !!!