Friday, April 5, 2013


This is a simple mango pickle and a very easy recipe. All the ingredients used are always there in every kitchen.. Just get some raw mangoes and the job is done ..

Raw mangoes ... 2 (select small and tender ones)
Coriander seeds .. 1 tbsp.
Cumin seeds ....... 1 tbsp.
Methi seeds ....... 1 tsp.
Mustard seeds ... 1 tsp.
Dry red chillies .... 6-8
Turmeric powder ... 1/2 tsp
Red chilli powder ... 1 tsp.
Salt ... 1and  1/4 tbsps.

For tempering:
Oil ............. 1/2 cup
Asafoetida .. 1/8 tsp
Mustard seeds .... 1 - 2 tsp.
Garlic ................. 8-10 cloves


1. Wash and cut the mangoes into very small pieces. Mix one tablespoon salt and leave it at least for a day. If you have sunlight you can keep it out in the sun or you can refrigerate it.

2. Dry roast and grind the red chillies, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, methi seeds and mustard seeds.

3. Add turmeric powder and red chilli powder. Add one tsp. salt and check it as the mango pieces are already salted.

4. . Mix this masala well with the mango pieces.
5. Heat about half a cup of oil. Let it cool a bit and add the asafoetida, mustard seeds and the whole garlic.( you may even crush the garlic coarsely if you like)Pour it into the mango masala mix.
6. Mix the pickle well and let it cool. Store in a clean dry jar.

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  1. pickle looks superb...gr8 combination of spices..
    Super Yummy Recipes

  2. Looks perfect dear, love it :)

  3. wow..pickle looks really yummy and veryyyy chatpata!!!!!!!!

  4. perfect pickle! fresh roasted spices would make it more tastier ..

  5. yummy pickle, perfect with curd rice.

  6. pickle looks superb...gr8 combination of spices..

  7. Curd rice with mango pickle is no doubt one of the best foods. :-) This mango pickle looks delectable.

  8. Love this pickle recipe as it doesn't have sugar!!

    1. Mina, in South Indian pickles we don't add sugar at all.

  9. wow really tasty and delicious pickle.


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