Nov 1, 2011

Mango Thokku

Pickles are one of my family favorite...Specially people in this house go crazy for mango pickles..Infact amma finished this entire lot within two days,even though I mentioned her to keep some for me..He He..

If you don’t like some sweet taste coming through this pickle, please don’t add jaggery in this..But I love this taste..Actually this pickle is great for eating as it is..

 I hope you love it and off you go for the step by step recipe with pictures..


Raw Mango-4
Chilli powder-1 tblspn
Mustard seeds / Kaduku-1 tsp
Cumin seeds / Jeerakam-1 tsp
Asafoetida / Kaya podi / Hing- ¼ tsp
Jaggery / Vellam / Sarkarai -1 tblspn
Salt to taste
Oil- ¼ cup


Peel and grate mangoes and put this in a kadai and pour some water over it..

Cover and let it steam for 10-15 mins untill the mangoes are cooked..Remove and set aside.

Now heat oil in a kadai and add in mustard and cumin seeds and allow it to crackle..

Now add in hing, chilli powder and salt to this..

Now add in cooked mangoes and mix well..Add in jaggery and mix well.

Cover it with a lid and simmer for 15-20 mins until oil floats on top..

Let this cool completely before storing in a air tight container..

Refrigerate for several weeks..

Take all your ingrediants
Peel your mangoes
grate it
take it in a kadai
pour some water
cover and steam it
till cooked
remove to a bowl
heat oil
add in mustard and cumin
add in hing
and salt
and chilli powder
Let it cook for 10 sec
add in mangoes
and mix well
add jaggery in this
and mix well
cover and simmer
untill oil separates
Serve with some roti or some curd rice
Or as it is..
Store it in some air tight containers...


  1. Simply delicious and inviting mango thokku. Excellent preparation dear.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  2. Love the look of the raw mangoes and how they turned into the spicy tokku..

  3. Oh Yummy... i love all kinds of thokku's.. Especially nellikaayi. :o). want to try your mango version.. have u had cranberry? It's just divine.. Hopefully I can make again this cranberry season.!

  4. I would love to try this...looks delicious!

  5. cannot hold mouth is now like a sea ..truly...a ship will easily sail in it.

  6. Delicious looking "pickle". I assume you treat this as a relish and eat it with foods, maybe rice.

  7. Great photo's and the instructions step by step are marvelous on this blog lovely compositions!

  8. Looks yummy.
    Can it be stored in room temperature?

  9. @AnonymousYes u can store it in room tep for a week. But if you are making a large batch then i would advice u to store it in fridge

  10. Which oil i should use for this. Shall i use cooking oil?

  11. Which oil to use? Shall i use cooking?


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