Mango Ambal Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyServings5
Main Ingredient


 Green mango4 Medium, washed and skinned
 Mustard oil4 Teaspoon
 Whole red chilies2 , broken and deseeded
 Mustard seeds1 Teaspoon
 Sugar8 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Water4 Cup (64 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 280 Calories from Fat 43

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.6%

Saturated Fat 0.63 g3.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 101.8 mg4.2%

Total Carbohydrates 63 g20.9%

Dietary Fiber 4.2 g17%

Sugars 57.4 g

Protein 1 g2.9%

Vitamin A 35% Vitamin C 113.1%

Calcium 2.8% Iron 2.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1 Cut the mangoes into thin strips. Discard the seeds.
2 Heat the oil and add the red chillies.
3 After a few seconds, add the mustard seeds. As soon as they stop spluttering, add the mango. Fry lightly for about 5 minutes.
4 Add the sugar and salt and continue cooking and stirring till the sugar turns brownish.
5 Add the water and bring to boil. Check the taste after a few minutes. Add sugar or a little vinegar, as needed. Reduce heat and simmer for a few minutes before taking it off the fire.
6 Chill well before serving.