May 2, 2012

Mango – Garlic Pickle

                                                                     Mundappa Mango

Ingredients :

Raw Mangoes – 3 to 4
Red chillies – 15 to 18
Mustard seeds – 1 cup
Coriander seeds – ¼ cup
Cumin seeds / Jeera – 2 tsp
Fenugreek seeds / methi – 1 ¼ tsp
Garlic – ¼ cup , finely chopped
Curry leaves – ¼ cup , chopped
Salt – 2 cups
Water – 5 cups
Oil – 3 tsp

Method :

Chop the mango into square pieces ( discard the seeds ).

In a vessel, add salt and water. Highly Boil the salt water till more bubbles appear. After transferring it in a container, as the salt water comes to lukewarm level, add the mango pieces to it and mix evenly. Set aside.
Meanwhile, in a kadai heat a tsp of oil. Add the red chillies and fry for some-time. Transfer the red chillies on a plate. In the same kadai, add the mustard seeds and fry for some-time. After transferring the mustard in a bowl, continue separately frying process in the same kadai till fenugreek seeds and cumin seeds are fried.
Grind the red chillies to a coarse powder. Transfer the powdered red chillies into a bowl. Then, grind the mustards seeds, fenugreek seeds and cumin seeds together into a coarse powder. Before transferring the ground powder, add the powdered redcillies and little salt water to the grinder ( {prepared in the first step} DO NOT USE SEPARATE WATER ). Grind into a coarse paste.
Strain the mango pieces in a vessel from the salt water ( Preserve the salt water in a bottle  ).
Add the ground paste to the vessel which contains mango pieces. Mix evenly. If u want more gravy in pickle ( KHOLU in Konkani ) add the preserved salt water as per required consistency. Mix evenly.
In a kadai, heat 2 tsp of oil. Then add the garlic pieces and fry till golden browned. Add curry leaves and fry for ½ minute. Add the prepared tempering to the pickle. Mix evenly.
Store the pickle in an air-tight container. Serve as a side dish with cooked rice and dal.


Unknown said...

that combo is new, love it :)

Shobha said...

I love this pickle..I make it almost the same way too..except that I add slightly crushed garlic and not whole pieces.

Unknown said...

yum yum...luv mango pickle...

Gurgaonflowerplaza said...

Mouthwatering here,