Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Adgai ( Raw Jackfruit n Raw Mango pickle )

Adgai ( Raw Jackfruit n Raw Mango pickle )
  • Raw Jackfruit Medium size comes around 2 or 3 cup's 
  • Raw Mango - 2 
  • Rock Salt ...1/2 to 3/4 th cup 
  • Water ..3 Cup's 
To dry roast n grind to a fine paste 
  • Dry red chillies spicy ...1 cup
  •  Byadagi chilles long  ..1 cup 
  • Coriander seeds- 1 tblsp 
  • Mustard seeds-1/4 th cup  
  • Methi seeds/fenugreek seeds- 1/4 th  tsp 
  • Hing/ Asafoetida - small piece  ( i use solid hing ) 
  • Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp 
Wipe the raw mango with a clean cloth n chop it to 2 inch pieces .

Chop raw jackfruit to 2 inch lengthy pieces . 

Boil water adding salt n when still warm ( not hot ) add the chopped raw mango pieces .

In a clean cotton cloth , place the raw jackfruit pieces, tie it  n steam  ( for about 10 to 20 mts or till soft but not mushy ) remove the steamed pieces n allow it to cool . 

Dry roast both dry red chillies , coriander seeds, methi seeds, mustard seeds, hing all separately on low flame . Remove n allow it to cool . 

Dry the mixer well , there shouldn't be any trace of moisture ( u can keep it under direct sunlight for sometime  ) 

First grind the dry roasted chillies , with little  boiled cooled salt water , when 1/2 done with grinding ,add the other dry roasted ingredients along with turmeric powder n grind to a very fine paste .

Remove this ground paste in a clean dry vessel ( porcelain is best ) , add the steamed cooled raw jackfruit , Soaked, cooled  raw mango pieces along with the boiled cooled salt water as per the thickness of the pickle one prefers ... mix well with a clean dry wooden spoon . 

Place in refrigerator n this last for about  15 days to a month . 

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