Dec 10, 2012

Mango Pickle

A north indian style Pickle...

Recipe Source - Khana Khazana

Mango - 500 gm
Haldi - 2 tbsp
Methi dana - 3 tbsp(Fenugreek seeds)
Saunf - 4tbsp(Fennel seeds)
Kalonji - 1tbsp(onion seeds)
Dhaniya - 2tsp(coriander seeds)
Jeera - 1tsp(Cumin)
Hing - a large pinch
Red chilli pwdr - 2 tbsp
Mustard Seeds - 3 tbsp
Mustard Oil - 2 cups

Method :-

  • Wash  and wipe the mangoes dry.Cut them into half,remove seed and then cut into cubes.
  • put the pieces in a bowl,add haldi salt(3tbsp),mix well and allow to rest for 2 hours.
  • Drain out excess moisture.
  • Grind methidana,saunf,mustard seeds,half of kalonji,dhaniya n jeera - to a coarse powder.
  • Add hing,red chilli pwdr and salt-2tbsp(as required) and mix well.
  • Heat mustard oil in a pan to smoking point,remove and let it cool thoroughly.
  • Mix half of the oil with the freshly prepared masala.Add this to the mangoes.
  • Mix well to coat the mangoes properly.
  • Sprinkle the remaining kalonji on top and mix well.
  • Allow it to stand for 3 days.On the 4th day transfer it to a porcelain jar,add the remaining oil and mix properly.
  • Cover the jar with a muslin cloth,tie a string and let the pickle mature for 8-10 days in Sun.
  • Remember to mix the contents atleast once a day.
Yummy Homemade Pickle is ready to be used...Njoy!!

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