Grated Mango Pickle/Mango Thokku Pickle

Grated Mango Pickle Recipe

Mango Thokku Pickle or grated mango pickle is one such great variation to the authentic mango pickle prepared with raw tangy green mangoes and mixed with amazing combination of desi spices. Being the king of fruits, mango is also a favorite choice for preparing pickles. All types of pickles have their own importance and taste pickle made with mangoes is super delicious. Today we are sharing another recipe of Mango Pickle made with freshly ground whole spices. This pickle has its own distinct flavor and tastes super duper amazing.

It almost takes 1 week to prepare Mango Pickle, Mango Murabba, Mango Salona Pickle etc, but Grated Mango Pickle/Mango Thokku Pickle can be eaten the very next day from the day of its preparation. So here’s a detailed step-by-step recipe for making grated mango pickle for you all. Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

1. Select good and fleshy mangoes and rinse them thoroughly with water.

grated mango pickle

2. Keep aside to dry completely. Remove the stalks and peel them.

grated mango pickle

3. Cut the pulp and remove the seed of mangoes.

grated mango pcikleMaking:

4. Place it in a food processor and grate finely. You can do it manually as well.

grated mango pickle

5. Transfer the grated mango in a bowl.

grated mango pickle

6. Heat a pan or wok and add fenugreek seeds and cumin seeds. Roast them on medium flame till fragrant.

grated mango pickle

7. Now place roasted fenugreek seeds, roasted cumin seeds, yellow mustard seeds and salt in the mixture jar. Churn to make fine powder.

grated mango pickle

8. Heat some oil in a pan until smoke appears, add rest of the fenugreek seeds. Saute for few minutes on medium flame

grated mango pickle

9. Then add turmeric powder, grated mangoes, crushed spices, red chilly powder and asafoetida. Stir everything well.

grated mango pickle

10. Turn off the gas. Cover the pickle with lid and let the mangoes cook in its steam for 5 minutes.

grated mango pickle

11. Grated mango pickle is ready. Turn the flame off.

grated mango pickleServing:

12. Serve this spicy-zingy grated mango pickle as side assortment with your meals and relish eating. Store the pickle in an airtight clean and dry container. These mangoes get tastier and more flavorful after 2 days.

Suggestions

  • Whichever utensil you are using for this recipe should be clean and dry. No dirt should enter the pickle.
  • Use a glass or a plastic container to store the pickle. Sterilize the container and dry it under the sun or in the oven.
  • Use a clean and dry spoon to have the pickle. Stir the pickle upside down once in a week.
  • If it is a sunny day then keep it under the sun ray for a day in every 3 months. It will taste even better.

Grated Mango Pickle - Mango Thokku Picklegrated mango pickle
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Recipe type: Pickle recipe
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Mangoes (unripe) - 7-8 (1 kg)
  • Mustard oil - 250 grams (1¼ cup)
  • Fenugreek seeds - 2 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Yellow mustard - 1 tbsp
  • Asafoetida - as much as one pea seed
  • Turmeric powder - 2 tsp
  • Red chilly powder- 1 tsp
  • Salt - 100 grams (3 tbsp)
Instructions
  1. Select good and fleshy mangoes and rinse them thoroughly with water.
  2. Keep aside to dry completely. Remove the stalks and peel them.
  3. Cut the pulp and remove the seed of mangoes.
  4. Place it in a food processor and grate finely. You can do it manually as well.
  5. Transfer the grated mango in a bowl.
  6. Heat a pan or wok and add fenugreek seeds and cumin seeds. Roast them on medium flame till fragrant.
  7. Now place roasted fenugreek seeds, roasted cumin seeds, yellow mustard seeds and salt in the mixture jar. Churn to make fine powder.
  8. Heat some oil in a pan until smoke appears, add rest of the fenugreek seeds. Saute for few minutes on medium flame
  9. Then add turmeric powder, grated mangoes, crushed spices, red chilly powder and asafoetida. Stir everything well.
  10. Turn off the gas. Cover the pickle with lid and let the mangoes cook in its steam for 5 minutes.
  11. Grated mango pickle is ready. Turn the flame off.
  12. Serve this spicy-zingy grated mango pickle as side assortment with your meals and relish eating. Store the pickle in an airtight clean and dry container. These mangoes get tastier and more flavorful after 2 days.

 

14 thoughts on “Grated Mango Pickle/Mango Thokku Pickle”

  1. I’m a huge fan of your recipes. They taste absolutely delicious and are easy to make too. Mam please tell me which variety of mangoes should I use to make delicious mango thokku?

  2. Hello nisha mam, I like the way you explain small thing that helps us learn even more. Mam please tell me that can I use refined oil for making grated mango pickle instead of mustard oil as I don’t like the pungent flavor of mustard oil?

  3. This is pickle is so famous in my region. We call it aam ka kuchcha aachar. Never knew its that easy to make. I like how u use modern machines to make pickles and your tips are awesome! Can I skip asafoetida in making aam ka kuchcha aachar?

  4. Nisha mam, I’m very eager to make this aam ka kuccha achar as mango pickle is my all time favorite pickle. Can you please tell me for how many days I can store it?

    1. Check after 10-15 days if the pickle is immersed in oil completely then the pickle will remain good for an year.

  5. Namaste nisha ji! I made grated mango pickle yesterday and after 4-5 days it has started decaying. Why is it happening? What can I do to fix it?

    1. Dust or moisture might have entered the pickle. Sterilize the container before storing the pickle and use clean and dry spoon to take it out.

  6. Nisha mam, I’m a big fan of yours. I always like the way you describe the steps. Can I add garlic to this grated mango pickle?

  7. Hello, nisha ji! While making mango pickle we leave it for a while so that it releases all its juices but for making grated mango pickle you haven’t done this. Why? Also tell me that not removing the juices of grated mangoes will effect the pickle or not?

    1. No, it will not destroy the pickle. Here we are frying the pickle so that the moisture gets evaporated and the pickle remains good for long time.

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