Saturday, July 7, 2012

Easy Mango Pickle/Manga Achar


Raw mango-6
Chilly Powder-3tbsp
Turmeric powder-1tsp
Mustard -1tsp
Asafoetida powder(kayam)-1/4tsp
Fenugreek Powder(uluva)-1/4tsp
Sesame  Oil/nallenna-5tbsp
Vinegar-more than 1/4 cup
Garlic-10 pods(julienned)
Green chilly-4(minced)
Curry leaves-2 springs
Split mustard seeds(kaduku parippu)-1/2tsp


Choose good raw mangoes.
Wash well and cut into small pieces.
To this add 2tbsp of salt and mix well with hand.
Keep aside for 2-3 hours
In a kadai heat oil,splutter mustard seeds ,then throw in  curry leaves ,garlic  and green chillies.
Fry them for few seconds  .Remove the kadai from fire for few seconds.
To this  add chilly powder,turmeric powder ,asafoetida powder and fenugreek powder .Mix well .
Now in low flame saute till the raw smell goes.
Very careful while doing this ,don’t burn the powders .
Now add the manago pieces ,sugar and split mustard seeds .Mix well ..
Check the salt.Cook for 2 minutes .
Finally add vinegar (add the vinegar depending up on the quantity and quality of mangoes and preffered sourness)
When cool ,store this easy hot mango pickle in a glass bottle.
Close the lid tightly.


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