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Mango pickle - Maangai Oorugai Recipe

Mango pickle - Maangai Oorugai is a popular Indian Pickles and Chutneys
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On :
Friday, 15 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Pickles and Chutneys Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pickled Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
4 days
Servings :
Serves 10
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 1/2 kg or 3 - large, raw, sour, green mangoes
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 4 tbsp - salt to taste
  • For pickle masala powder
  • 1 tbsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tbsp - Fenugreek seeds
  • 1/4 tsp - Asafetida / Hing
  • 50 - whole Red Chillies
  • For seasoning
  • 250 gms - sesame oil
  • 1 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • How to Make Mango pickle - Maangai Oorugai:

    1. Wash and wipe mangoes with soft clean cloth. Dry it thoroughly.
    2. Cut it into desired sized pieces and discard the seeds.
    3. Dry roast the pickle masala ingredients one by one, grind it together into a coarse powder using dry grinder or coffee grinder.
    4. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and allow it to splutter.
    5. Turn off the heat and cool the seasoning oil completely.
    6. Mix prepared masala powder, turmeric powder, salt and cubed mangoes together in a large bowl. Mix with hands till all the mango pieces are well coated with spices.
    7. Mix half of the oil to the mixture and transfer it to a dry, airtight container.
    8. Pour the remaining oil over the pickle till it covers the mango pickle mixture. The oil should stand 2 inches above the mixture.
    9. Cover with a lid and set aside for 3-4 days.
    10. Serve it with curd or any rice.
    11. Recipe courtesy: Sara's Yummy Bites


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