As promised, I am back with the Sweet Mango Pickle recipe for you. Will post the Andhra style Avakkaya recipe shortly. I have already elaborated on How to prepare Pickle powder from the scratch.  I am moving on to Episode I of my Pickle making process and here is the recipe.

 Preparation Time: 5 mins      Cooking Time : 10 mins       
 Yields: 250 gms                      Spice level: Medium


1 Raw Mango
1tsp Mustard Seeds
50 ml of Sesame Oil
1/2 tsp of Turmeric powder
25 to 30 gms of pounded Jaggery
2 to3 small bits of Compounded Asafoetida
6 tsps of Pickle Powder ( click on the link for the recipe)


  • Chop the Mangoes into small cubes. Heat sesame oil in a Kadai and fry the compounded Asafoetida. Next splutter the Mustard seeds. Once it crackles, add the chopped Mango and saute.

  • Add the turmeric powder and mix well. Close the Kadai with a lid and allow the Mangoes to cook well.

  • Meanwhile mix the jaggery with little water in a microwave safe bowl and heat it on high mode for 1 minute to make a thick syrup. 

  • Go back to your Kadai and check if the Mangoes are done by gently pressing one or two pieces with your laddle. If yes, then add the Pickle Powder  cooked Mangoes and mix well. Finally add the jaggery syrup to the Pickle and cook on high flame for 2 minutes and switch off the stove.
  • Ensure to transfer the mixture from the Kadai to a clean glass jar or a ceramic storage bowl as the mixture will continue to cook and harden the sugars added to it. Cool completely and store in a cool, dry place. This pickle keeps well for15 days. 

  • This pickle tastes great with Poori, Chapathi, Paratha, Idli and Dosa. It is very versatile.
  • The spice level is medium. If you want more spice, just add extra one or two teaspoons of red chillie powder along with the pickle powder.
  • Remember, you need not add any extra salt.


  1. yum.. thats something i can keep licking..

  2. That sounds to be tongue tickling good :) wish i could taste some now.....

  3. Sounds tempting.......... Want to taste it right now, drooling flavors!! Happy to follow you dear, will be gr8 if you follow me back!


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