Mambazha Pulissery- Mambazha Kalan Recipe

Mambazha Pulissery Recipe- Mambazha Kalan- Kerala Style Ripe Mango Yogurt Curry

Mambazha Pulissery Recipe- Mambazha Kalan, is an authentic delicious Kerala style curry in which ripe mangoes are cooked in a yogurt and coconut based curry. One of the traditional sadya dish, it is easy to prepare side dish with minimum requirements, which my grandma used to prepare in summer season. The detailed recipe with step by step cooking pictures follows.

Mambazha Pulissery Recipe

It is usually served as an accompaniment to rice. Pulissery can be made with a variety of veggies/ fruits like pineapple, ladies finger, cucumber etc. It is a traditional Kerala dish served along with Onam sadya. Traditionally ripe small mangoes known as nattu manga, a special variety of mango having a unique smell and taste are added to mambazha pulissery after removing the skin. So I have used that to get the authentic taste of the curry.

Mampazha Pulissery

Ripe small mangoes are cooked along with salt and green chilies, which makes the curry so tasty. It tastes more like mor kootan or mor kuzhambu except for being a little sweet. Mango season is here, follow this easy recipe of mambazha pulissery to make it at home in less than 20 minutes.

Mambazha Kalan- Pulissery

How to Make Mambazha Pulissery Recipe- Mambazha Kalan- Kerala Style Ripe Mango Yogurt Curry

In a clay pot, add mangoes, little water, 3 green chillies and salt, cook in medium flame.

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Meanwhile in a blender, add coconut, chilli powder, turmeric powder, cumin seeds, garlic, shallots and little water to smooth paste. When the mangoes are cooked well, add the coconut paste.

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When gravy starts boiling, switch off the flame.


Add the curd and stir well. Add extra salt, if needed.


Heat oil in a frying pan and splutter the mustard seeds, add fenugreek seeds.


Add dry red chillies and curry leaves.


Add tempering to the curry and mix well. Serve along with rice.

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Enjoy, happy cooking and stay healthy.


Mampazha Pulissery Recipe

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6 comments on “Mambazha Pulissery Recipe- Mambazha Kalan- Kerala Style Ripe Mango Yogurt CurryAdd yours →

  1. Hi
    Can u please tell me which mango you used for this curry. The name of the mango.
    Can I use ripped Alphonso mango?????

    1. hi…… I have used small mangoes… its known as nattu manga in kerala. You can use ripped alphonso mango too …. but the traditional taste is always the small mangoes.

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