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Kancha Aamer Chutney | Bengali Green Mango Chutney

Kancha Aamer Chutney or Bengali Green Mango Chutney is a sweet and sour delicacy prepared using raw mangoes.
Prep Time15 mins
Active Time35 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Bengali
Keyword: Bengali Recipes, Chutney Recipes, Raw Mango Recipe
Yield: 10 people
Author: Amrita


  • 500 gms Raw Mango
  • cups Sugar
  • 2 teaspoon Panch phoron (Bengali five spice)
  • 1 no Dry Red Chilli
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • tablespoon Mustard Oil


  • Wash and clean the mangoes and peel the green skin of mangoes.
  • Discard the seed of the mango and cut the mangoes in elongated shape.
  • Heat water in a vessel and boil the mango pieces for 5- 8 minutes.
  • Later drain the water and allow them to cool.
  • Meanwhile dry roast 1 teaspoon of panch phoron and later crush them using mortar and pestle. Keep it aside.
  • Now heat oil in a pan and add panch phoron and dry red chilli into it.
  • Once they start crackling, add the boiled and cooled mango pieces into the oil.
  • Sauté mango pieces with little salt and turmeric powder and after few minutes add two cups of water.
  • Later add sugar and keep on stirring until it dissolves.
  • After sugar dissolves, allow it to boil for some more time to get thicker consistency.
  • Now taste the sweetness and if it is tangy then add required sugar and little more water and follow the above steps.
  • Once the chutney has the right consistency (not runny not thick), switch off the gas and sprinkle crushed panch phoron on top.
  • Allow it to cool and later pour in a ceramic air tight container and keep in the refrigerator. It is now ready to serve.