Kaduku Manga Achar (Mango Pickle)

Raw Mango: 2, cut into small pieces
Chili Powder: 2 Tbsp
Turmeric Powder: 1/2 tsp
Fenugreek Powder: 1 tsp
Asafoetida: 1 tsp
Garlic: 2 cloves, cut into tiny pieces (optional)
Green Chili: 1, cut into small pieces (optional)
Curry Leaves: few, torn
Mustard Seeds: 1.5 tsp
Sesame Oil: 1/4 cup
 Salt: Enough

  • Wash mango and dry them very well using a clean, dry kitchen or paper towel
  • Add salt, turmeric powder, chili powder, fenugreek powder, asafoetida, garlic, green chili, and curry leaves to the mangoes and mix well using a dry spoon and set aside for 30 minutes
  • In a pan heat sesame oil in medium heat. When the oil is hot add mustard seeds and let it splutter
  • Switch off the flame and let the oil sit untouched for about 5 minutes
  • Add the oil to the mangoes and mix well
  • Let is sit for 30 minutes to an hour before transferring to a clean, dry glass jars
  • Close the lids tightly and let it sit untouched for at least 3 days before you start eating it

Yummy with rice or kanji!! :)


  1. tangy & perfect version..love it..:)

    Tasty Appetite

  2. Hello Irene...Pickle is really delicious and mouthwatering. You have a wonderful blog with great collection of recipes.Happy to follow you dear.Do visit my blog in your free time

  3. Very tempting!

  4. Tempting pickle..mouthwatering

  5. An award waiting for you at Noel collections .. yummy pickle there

  6. Made sth similar a few weeks ago :)) nice I love thn of garlic


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