Friday, February 27, 2015

Avakaya Pickle ( Raw Mango Pickle )

Avakaya Pickle ( Raw Mango Pickle ) 

  • Raw Mango - 4 Medium 
  • Red Chilly Powder - 100 gms ( i used Kashmiri chilly powder ) 
  • Mustard seeds powder-100 gms 
  • Whole Methi seeds/Fenugreek seeds  - 1 tsp  
  • Turmeric powder- 3/4 th  tsp 
  • Hing/Asafoetida - a generous pinch  
  • Sesame oil- 1 cup 
  • Salt -90 gms 


Wash the mangoes n pat it dry as no trace of moisture should be present .

Cut the raw mangoes into 8 pieces . 

Dry roast methi seeds n keep aside.

In a Porcelain dish add red chilly powder, Mustard power, roasted whole methi seeds, Turmeric powder , hing, salt n add the chopped mango pieces n mix well with a dry wooden  spoon . Add sesame oil n let it stand so for a whole day . Then mix well again n add more oil if required . 

Can store such a pickle for an year if done in a proper way ! 

Note : Always the oil should be one inch above the pickle . 

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