Mango ( Ghonta )SasavGhonta in Konkani is a variety of mangoes found commonly in Goa.
They are small ripe, sucking mangoes which mostly cannot be cut by knife.“Sansav” means mustard seeds.
So when”Ghonta” and “sansav” used together we call it “Ghontache Sansav“. Goan Mango ( Ghonta ) Sasav is a sweet and tangy dish commonly prepared in Goa during the Mango season.
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Small Ripe Sucking Mangoes:
4-5 Grated Coconut:
1 Cup Jaggery:
1 Cup Dry Red Chilies:
3-4 small Mustard Seeds:
2 tspSalt: to taste
Method:Grind the coconut, jaggery and red chilies to a course paste.
You can adjust the amount of jaggery based on how tangy the mangoes are.Dry roast 1 tablespoon of the mustard seeds for around 3 minutes and crush into coarse powder. Make sure the powder is not too fine or the whole curry will turn bitter.
Lightly squeeze the mangoes to extract some pulp.Add the ground mixture, mustard seeds which we coarsely grinded and salt. Mix well. You can serve it as side dish and it even tastes best with rotis too.