Sweet and Spicy Mango pickle

Mangoes are everyone’s favourite be it a raw mango or ripened one. We can make a lot of recipes using both raw and ripened mango. During Summer season, we can see lot of mangoes in the market. Using raw mango we can make different varieties of pickles like mangai kari, avakkai, mangai thokku and mangai pachadi, mangai kootan, Mango rice, Aam panna etc.,  Mangai kari is all time favourite for me and my brother. If amma makes this at home, then definitely we will eat double the amount of curd rice. But this time before making mangai kari, I want to make this sweet and spicy mango pickle. The pickle will be sour, spicy and sweet. You will definitely enjoy eating this pickle. It also goes well with rotis and chappathis.



Raw Mango  – 1

Red Chilli Powder – 2 tablespoon

Jaggery – 4 tbsp

Turmeric Powder – ½ teaspoon

Salt – To taste

Gingelley Oil – 3 to 4 tablespoons

Mustard – 1 teaspoon

Asafoetida Powder – ½ teaspoon

  • Wash and grate the mangoes.


  • Add turmeric powder, salt and jaggery to the grated mangoes. Toss and leave it aside for five minutes.


  • In a pan add gingelley oil and splutter mustard seeds.
  • Then add the mango mixture in a pan and cook in medium flame. Saute now and then so that they donot stick to the bottom.


  • The jaggery will melt and and the mangoes will blend with the jaggery and salt. Cook until the moisture leaves out of mango.


  • Once the mango is cooked, they stick together. You can also feel the aroma of mango jaggery mixture.
  • Finally add asafoetida and red chilli powder. Mix well and turn off the stove.


  • The pickle goes well with Roti, chappathi  and curd rice.

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