Manga achar /mango pickle

Main Dish
2 servings
15 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 2
Raw Mango /Pacha Manga : 1 large

Ginger /Inji : 1 tablespoons (finely chopped)

Garlic /Veluthulli  :1 tablespoons (finely chopped)

Green chilly /Pachamulaku : 2-3 nos

Curry leaves /Kariveppilla : 1 string

Mustard Seeds /Kadugu : 1 tablespoons

Vinegar : 1/2 cup

Red Chilly powder /Mulakupodi  : 3 tablespoons or to ur spice level

Turmeric powder /Manjalpodi : 1 teaspoon

Asafoetida powder /Kayapodi : 1/4 teaspoon

Fenugreek powder /Ulvapodi : 1/4 teaspoon

Gingelly Oil /Nalenna : 3 tablespoons

Salt  to taste


  • Cut the mango into small pieces with the skin on.
  • Add salt in to the pieces ,mix well and keep for couple of days in a tight container and keep it aside.
  • On the following day heat oil in a kadai, splutter mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  • Reduce the fire to low and add finely chopped ginger ,garlic and green chilly, saute till the raw smell goes.
  • Add red chilly powder,turmeric powder,asafoetida powder and fenugreek powder and saute for couple of minutes.
  • Add vinegar and remove from the fire. Allow it to cool. Once this mixture cools add it to the mango pieces and mix well, add salt if needed.
  • Immediately transfer it to parani (porcelain jar) or glass bottle.
  • Goes well with Curd rice/Kanji or any other bland preparation.


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