Monday, July 15, 2019

Ukde Seeth , Dalithoy , Ambe Humman /Upkari, Kadgi Upkari ( Raw Jackfruit stir fry ) n Adgai ( Raw Jackfruit n Raw Mango pickle )

Ukde Seeth , Dalithoy , Ambe Humman /Upkari, Kadgi Upkari ( Raw Jackfruit stir fry ) n Adgai ( Raw Jackfruit n Raw Mango pickle )

  • Toor dal - 1 cup
  • Green chilly - 3 
  • Oil/Ghee -1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  •  Curry leaves - 1 sprig 
  • Dry red chillies -2
  • Hing/Asafoetida water- 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste

Pressure cook toor dal with 1 tsp of oil . It has to be cooked well ,then churn it . Add slit green chillies with salt n boil well .
In a seasoning  pan add oil or ghee , Add mustard seeds , when they splutter add torn red chillies n curry leaves...add this to the cooked dhal n then add hing water . 

Ambe Humman /Upkari ..A typical amchi seasonal delicacy ! its sweet ,spicy n tangily yummz !
  • 8 -Ambe gointa ( a small variety of  mango which is preferred for this ) ..if not use any other variety ..
  • 3-green chillies
  • 2-dry chillies
  • small piece jaggery
  • 1/2 tsp -mustard
  • 2 tsp-oil
  • 1sprig- curry leaves
  • 1 tsp- rice flour or maida
  • 3/4 th glass water
  • salt to taste

Wash mangoes n peel the skin . Now add water to the peeled mango skin n squeeze it .. discard the squeezed skin .. to this water add d peeled mangoes, slit green chillies,salt  n jaggery .. cook till the mango is cooked  .. in little water add maida or rice flour n prepare a paste , see to it that no lumps is formed .Add this to the dish , stir n give a quick boil .. season with mustard, dry chillies and curry leaves ! This gravy sholudnt be too thick nor watery ..

Kadgi Upkari ( Raw Jackfruit stir fry ) 

  • Kadgi /Raw jackfruit pieces ( cut into 2 inch lengthy  slices ) -2 cups 
  • Water- 1/4 th cup 
  • Salt to taste 


  • Coconut oil- 2 tsp 
  • Mustard seeds- 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves - 1 sprig
  • Green chilles - 3 
  • Dry red chilles-2 
  • Hing /Asafoetida- generous pinch 


  • Grated coconut- 1 tblsp 

wash the sliced raw jackfruit pieces . 

In a kadai add oil, splutter mustard seeds, then add hing , slit green chilly along with torn curry leaves n fry for a while . Add torn dry red chilles n fry for a while . Add the sliced jackfruit pieces ,water n  salt ..mix well n cook it till  tender . switch off and do the garnishing . 

Adgai ( Raw Jackfruit n Raw Mango pickle )
  • Raw Jackfruit Medium size comes around 2 or 3 cup's 
  • Raw Mango - 2 
  • Rock Salt ...1/2 to 3/4 th cup 
  • Water ..3 Cup's 
To dry roast n grind to a fine paste 
  • Dry red chillies spicy ...1 cup
  •  Byadagi chilles long  ..1 cup 
  • Coriander seeds- 1 tblsp 
  • Mustard seeds-1/4 th cup  
  • Methi seeds/fenugreek seeds- 1/4 th  tsp 
  • Hing/ Asafoetida - small piece  ( i use solid hing ) 
  • Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp 
Wipe the raw mango with a clean cloth n chop it to 2 inch pieces .

Chop raw jackfruit to 2 inch lengthy pieces . 

Boil water adding salt n when still warm ( not hot ) add the chopped raw mango pieces .

In a clean cotton cloth , place the raw jackfruit pieces, tie it  n steam  ( for about 10 to 20 mts or till soft but not mushy ) remove the steamed pieces n allow it to cool . 

Dry roast both dry red chillies , coriander seeds, methi seeds, mustard seeds, hing all separately on low flame . Remove n allow it to cool . 

Dry the mixer well , there shouldn't be any trace of moisture ( u can keep it under direct sunlight for sometime  ) 

First grind the dry roasted chillies , with little  boiled cooled salt water , when 1/2 done with grinding ,add the other dry roasted ingredients along with turmeric powder n grind to a very fine paste .

Remove this ground paste in a clean dry vessel ( porcelain is best ) , add the steamed cooled raw jackfruit , Soaked, cooled  raw mango pieces along with the boiled cooled salt water as per the thickness of the pickle one prefers ... mix well with a clean dry wooden spoon . 

Place in refrigerator n this last for about  15 days to a month . 

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