Mango Pickle or Kachche AAm ka Achar is sour, spicy and tangy condiment made in every Indian’s house. It is made with homemade pickle masala and no ready pickle masala. This yummy pickle is made with grated raw mangoes, grated dried carrots, split mustard seeds, garlic, and aromatic Indian Spices.
Usually, the Summer season is of mangoes and so for the mango pickles. Housewives and especially the elderly Moms make pickle in this season and store for a whole year. Since Centuries, Pickles has been a staple delicacy each location has its own variant. There are many different versions of mango pickle or Kachche Aam Ka Achar in India
Ingredients of Mango Pickle
Raw Mango - Grated 3 Kg
Raw Mango - Pieces 300 gm
Carrot - Grated 1.5 Kg
Split Mustard Seeds - 150 gm
Fenugreek Seeds - 50 gm
Coriander Seeds - 25 gm
Garlic - Chopped 1 Cup
Garlic - Cloves 1/2 Cup
Cinnamon - 8-10 Sticks
Cloves (Lovng) - 8-10 Pcs
Cardamom - 5-10 Pcs
WHole Black Pepper - 2 Tablespoon
Red Chili Powder - 1.5 Cup
Turmeric Powder - 2 Cups
Salt - 1 Cup
Vinegar - 400 ml
Edible oil - For Preservation
Steps for Mango Pickle
You need to do prior preparation for mango pickle. Soak the fenugreek leaves overnight. Take raw mango pieces and add 1 tablespoon of turmeric powder and salt to it. Keep it overnight. Crush the coriander seeds, thickly and keep it aside.
Take a big flat dish. Spread the grated mango in it. Add split mustard seeds, soaked fenugreek seeds without water, crushed coriander seeds, and crushed garlic, whole garlic cloves, cinnamon sticks, cloves, cardamom, whole black pepper, red chili powder, turmeric powder, and salt. Mix it thoroughly with hands.
Add Grated dried carrots. Add vinegar to it and mix it again. Put raw mango pieces and green chilies over it. Spread evenly and cover it with a cotton thin cloth. keep it aside for at least 24 hours.
After 24 hours, transfer the mixture in a big jar and put an adequate amount of oil. This could be starting from 2 cups to 5 cups. The mixture should be dipped minimum 1 inch under oil. Dipping thoroughly in oil will preserve it for a long time outside the refrigerator.
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