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Amba Khatta/ (Sweet & Sour Green Mango relish)

Alka Jena
5 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Amba Khatta/ (Sweet & Sour Green Mango relish) RECIPE

Amba Khatta or sweet & sour raw mango relish is a typical odia dish which is a common accompaniment to tantalize the palate in any odia function especially during marriage and puja. In Odia , mango is known as Amba and khatta basically means tangy.This Amba Khatta is a beautiful blend of sweet , sour and spicy with the wonderful mingling flavors of the nigella seeds.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Orissa
  • Simmering
  • Side Dishes
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 3 nos medium magoes cut into cubes
  2. 1 tbsp oil
  3. 1/4 tsp Nigella seeds
  4. 2 nos dry red chillies
  5. 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  6. 1/2 tsp roasted cumin chilli powder
  7. A pinch of salt as per taste
  8. 1/2 cup Sugar
  9. A sprig of curry leaves


  1. wash and peel the mangoes. Cut them into cubes and keep aside. I prefer to have the peel on while making the khatta.
  2. Heat the oil in a pan, add the nigella seeds, dry red chillies and curry leaves.
  3. Add the raw mango cubes, salt and turmeric, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  4. Add ¼ cup of water, sugar and mix well. Cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Turn off the heat and add the roasted cumin and red chilli powder.
  6. Serve as a side dish with rice , dal , curry.

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