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Avakkai / Mango pickle

Subashini Murali
60 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
10 People
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ABOUT Avakkai / Mango pickle RECIPE

This is a typical south Indian style mango pickle.

Recipe Tags

  • Hard
  • Condiments

Ingredients Serving: 10

  1. 1 kg mangoes
  2. 3/4 cup Crystal salt powdered
  3. 3/4 cup chilli powder
  4. 1/2 cup mustard
  5. 2 tbsp fenugreek
  6. 1 tsp Asafetida
  7. 1 1/2 cup gingely oil


  1. Wash the mangoes and wipe them with cloth and cut them into small bite size pieces.
  2. Spread the mangoes on a cloth and dry them in the sunlight for an hour.
  3. Heat the pan and dry roast the mustard till it splutters.
  4. In the same pan dry roast fenugreek seeds till you feel the Aroma.
  5. In mixer jar put roasted mustard and fenugreek and grind it to corase powder.
  6. Take a broad vessel put mangoes, salt, chilli powder, asafoetida, ground powder and mix well till all the mango pieces are coated with masala.
  7. Pour the oil and mix well & cover the vessel with clean cloth.
  8. Keep the pickle in sunlight for 2-3 days.
  9. Mix the pickle with clean spatula every day before keeping it in sunlight.
  10. Store the pickle in a clean and dry glass bottle or chinimitti ki barni.
  11. Always use a clean and dry spoon to serve otherwise the pickle will get spoiled.

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There are many varieties of Achars from Andhra Pradesh, will you please share more of them? Like Gonguraa, Drumstick etc..

Geeta Nandalal N
Geeta Nandalal N   Mar-23-2017

Does mavakkai also can b prepared same way?

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