Monday, December 7, 2009

Mango Achar/ Mango Pickle/Manga Curry

Manga Curry is a delicious accompaniment to a Kerala Sadya. Here's how make it at home...

Things you will need:

Raw Mango- 1;finely diced
Green Chillies- 2 or 3 ; finely chopped
Curry Leaves- few
Fenugreek powder- 1 tsp
Asafoetida powder - 1 tsp
Red Chilli Powder- 3 tbsp (you may reduce this per your taste and tolerance)
Dry Red Chillies- 2 or 3
Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
Oil- 2 tbsp; preferably Coconut Oil
Water-1/4 cup
Salt to taste

Preparation Method:

Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds.
Once mustard seeds crack, add dry red chillies,fenugreek powder,asafoetida powder and stir well.
Then add green chillies,red chilli powder, curry leaves and saute till the raw smell is gone.
Now add diced raw mango and stir well.
Add water and salt let it simmer for a couple of minutes.

Manga Curry is now ready to be served with steamed rice and curry like Sambhar or with plain and simple 'Curd Rice'.


  1. my mom did try making it once but taste nothing liked we buy from outside :(

  2. Love this..our last post was manga achar :-)

  3. Interesting I Have not tried cooked raw mango .Will definately give it a try.

  4. Wow!!! that looks terrific..Love the color..Perfect with kanji..

  5. Your manga achar makes me drool, looks so spicy and delectable!!!perfect combo with curd rice..:)Sherikum Kanditu kothi varunu :)

  6. Lovely mouth watering achar. Pic looks very inviting.


  7. pickle has got the perfect colour and must be really good and tangy..perfect with curd rice

  8. Delicious recipe, I'd taste it! Kiss

  9. That hot hot mango curry makes me drool all over it! :)

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  11. Yummm yummm, very nice pickle...all I need is some curd rice to go with it.

  12. Looks fantastic! I love curry. :)

  13. My fav achar! Got nice color. Perfect with curd rice.

  14. My all time favorite, looks simply fantastic.

  15. mango curry looks delicious and made me hungry by showing that picture :)

  16. I just can't stop drooling , my all time favourite and the pic looks so tempting

  17. Pickles are my aachar looks perfect!


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