Curried Mango - Trinidad


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“Green mangoes are used in this recipe and they take on the role of a vegetable side dish that complements meat or vegetarian meals.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 -5 green mangoes
  • 2 tablespoons trinidadian curry powder
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, shredded
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • hot pepper (optional) or west indian pepper sauce (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons massala mixed spice (preferably anchar massala but garam massala will work as well)


  1. Cut mango lengthwise through the seed into 6 or eight pieces.
  2. Discard inner part of seed. Wash and set aside.
  3. Mix curry powder in 1/2 cup water to make a paste.
  4. Heat oil in heavy pot, add curry paste and cook stirring constantly over low heat for a minute.
  5. Add mangoes and stir to coat with curry.
  6. Add remaining water, garlic, salt sugar and hot pepper.
  7. Lower heat, cover and cook until mangoes are tender and liquid has evaporated, add more water if needed.
  8. Taste mango and add more sugar if mangoes are too tart.
  9. Sprinkle with anchar massala and stir well.
  10. Remove from the heat.
  11. Adjust salt and pepper.

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