Manga Achar / Mango Pickle

Mango Pickle/ Manga Achar
Onam has almost reached our door steps and its high time that i post atleast some of the main curry for the " Onam Sadhya". " Sadhya" in malayalam is particularly the food served on Plaintain Leaves on special ocassion which has rice as the main dish accompanied with 20 or more varities of side dishes, following with " Payasam" ( sweet porridge).
Now here i have " manga achar" , specially for Onam.

1 raw Mango
5-6 tbsp Garlic (chopped)
1/2 tbsp chilly powder ( you can also use Kashmiri chili powder)
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/4tsp fenugreek seeds
1/2 tsp asafoetida
2 red chillies
few curry leaves
salt to taste


Cut mango into bite size pieces.
Mix the cut mangoes with asafoetida and salt and keep for half an hour.
Heat oil in a pan ,pop mustard seeds , fenugreek seeds following with red chillies and curry leaves.
Add chilly powder to the hot pan and take off from the heat, and roast for a few mins and let it cool.
Add mangoes and mix well, refrigerate and use.


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