Jul 15, 2011

Punjabi Mango Pickle for Indian Cooking Challenge

Punjabi Mango Pickle
This is recipe is for Indian Cooking Challenge for this month..This is originally started by Srivalli..And this particular recipe is given by Simran from Bombay Foodie...Coming back to this recipe,I didn’t have kalonji at that moment,so I leaved that ingredient...This is really so easy to make,since it calls for only whole spices..Hope you all will give this a try and let me know what you think..


Raw Mangoes - 1/2 kg
Mustard oil / Kaduku Ennai- 50 ml
Salt - 70 grams
Sugar - 1/2 tsp

Whole Spices:
Methi / Fenugreek / Vendayam - 10 grams
Kalonji / Nigella seeds - 5 grams
Saunf / Fennel Seeds /Sombu- 10 grams
Turmeric powder/Manjal - 10 grams
Pepper - 5 grams


Chop up the mangoes and dry it in sun for 1 hour.

In a mixing bowl add in mango,salt,sugar,fenugreek,kalonji,saunf,turmeric,pepper together.

Add in oil and toss well.Put this into a large jar and put this in sun for one day.

Now add in more mustard oil to cover the mangoes and store this in a dry place..

Just shake the jar once in a day for 15 days.

Enjoy this for upto 1 year..


Grab your ingrediants for pickle

Add turmeric and salt in mango

Add in pepper,fennel...

Add in fenugreek and sugar...

drizzle in oil

Mix it up..Set it in sun and enjoy for many days



  1. Sounds very delicious. I love mango but have never had it pickled. Do you eat this on it's own or with something?

  2. we can have it with some rice with dal or curd rice...

  3. Looks really flavoury! In my island there's something similar, i'm used to eat it, a delight ;)

  4. It's a very interesting receipt. What do you use it? For meal?

  5. wow dear even I wanna try but , there are no mangoes in this place, your pickle looks awesome!

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  6. Very interesting dish, lovely color.

  7. hello
    good prescription, I like the combination of flavors.
    I am going to remain in your kitchen because there are very rich things in her.

  8. I love mango pickle but sadly I never see them for sale here!! Diane

  9. Hi! Thanks for your comment! Your blog is wonderful, everything looks delicious!

  10. ur pickle is very tempting and perfect

  11. Definitely must try this.I eat a lot of mango..such a pity it has such a big seed as when I am eating and just get to enjoy it hits the seed;)

  12. Hola Aarthi! Gracias al comentario que me has dejado en mi blog me has dado la oportunidad de conocerte, tienes unas recetas fáciles y muy apetitosa, por lo que me quedo por aquí para no perderme nada, un saludo

  13. I loved the recipe! Never seen anything like it, I love meeting new recipes. Thanks for sharing. =)

    pd: please follow me too =) thanks!

  14. Very tasty and tangy looking mango achar.

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  15. Hi Arthy, I want to tell you that I really like you. Though being from the Southern part of the country, you are abiased. Your recipes are diverse and I see you are a secular person. Very rare quality, found among very few, please keep it up and I made laddoos and kaju katli by following your blog, I shall post the picture soon, stay the way you are, an inspiration to all


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