Raw mango mirchi chutney / mirchi Lounji


Raw mango mirchi chutney / mirchi lounji as it is known has a very tangy flavour with lots of green chillies , it can be eaten as a side dish with paratha, mathri, & even with dal chawal. This is salty , sweet and sour with lots of chillies.


Now there is a second option of making sweet & sour lounji.This also has a lovely flavours of spices in it. You can enjoy both of them .
Preparation time for both – 20 minutes | Serves – 5-6
Ingredients for spicy lounji

  • 4-5  raw mangoes peeled& grated
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 7-8 green chillies diced
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp oil
  • 1cup water


  1. Take oil in pan, add oil ,put mustard seeds let them splutter add spices & grated raw mangoes.
  2. Fry a little add water & salt, cook till water  dries little , your chutney is ready

Ingredients for sweet& sour lounji

  • 4-5 raw mangoes cut in medium pieces
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • A pinch of heeng /asafoetida
  • 1/4 tsp kalonji seeds/ onion seeds
  • 1/4 tsp methi seeds / fenugreek seeds
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 2cups water


  • Take oil in pan , add all whole spices let them splutter then add raw mangoes, red chilli powder, turmeric powder salt & water now cook them.
  • When mangoes are done add sugar and let the gravy thicken, your chutney is ready to be served.


See here I am sharing the pictures of both the lounji / chutney. Enjoy them with paratha. Puris, mathri, & as you wish.
Happy cooking




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