Fajeto Recipe – Gujarati Ripe Mango Curry Recipe

Fajeto is a yogurt and mango based curry that is tangy, hot, sweet and simply delicious. I sometimes wonder if delicious is enough to describe this dish.  Mango (Ripe), Curd (Dahi / Yogurt), Gram flour (besan), Red Chilli powder, Turmeric powder (Haldi), Jaggery, Asafoetida (hing), Salt, Ghee, Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu), Cumin seeds (Jeera), Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini), Dry Red Chilli, Ginger, Green Chilli, Curry leaves, Coriander (Dhania) Leaves   1 cup Mango (Ripe) , pureed 1 cup Curd (Dahi / Yogurt) 3 tablespoons Gram flour (besan) 1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi) 2 teaspoons Jaggery 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing) Salt , to taste Ingredients for seasoning 1 tablespoon Ghee 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu) 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera) 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini) 1 Dry Red Chilli 1 teaspoon Ginger , grated (omit ginger if jain) 2 Green Chilli , slit 6 Curry leaves , finely chopped 1 tablespoon Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , chopped     10   40     To begin making the Gujarati Fajeto (Mango Kadhi) recipe, into a saucepan combine all the main ingredients along with 2 cups of water and whisk them together until well combined. Bring the mixture to come to a boil whisking occasionally. Once the mixture begins to boil, turn the heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes. To make the seasoning for the Fajeto Mango Kadhi; Heat ghee in a large saucepan on medium heat; add mustard seeds and cumin seeds allow them to crackle.Add the cinnamon, dry red chilli, curry leaves, ginger and green chillies and stir for a few seconds. Check the salt and spice levels and adjust to suit your taste.Pour the seasoning over the simmering Fajeto Kadhi. Turn off the heat and garnish the Kadhi with chopped coriander leaves.Serve the Fajeto (Gujarati Mango Kadhi) along with Phulka’s, Stuffed Bhindi and Steamed Rice for a weekend lunch