Mangai kari

Manga kari is one of the favourite pickles for me and my brother. We can just sit and eat it with tea or coffee. It is very easy to make but very tasty. Normally I hate curd rice. But if I come to know that amma has made this pickle, definitely I will include curd rice in my plate.


Semi ripened mango – 1 (Thothapuri/Kilimooku mangai)

Red chilli powder- 2 tsp

Turmeric powder-  1/2 tsp

Fenugreek powder – 1/4 tsp


Salt – To taste

For Seasoning

Gingelley oil-1 tbsp

Mustard seeds – 1 tsp

  • Thothapuri or Kilimooku mango is the variety we use to make mangai kari.

  • Wash and cut the mangoes into small pieces.

  • Place it in a bowl and add all the spice powders ( red chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt, asafoetida, fenugreek powder) one by one.


  • Toss well so that they get blend with the chopped mangoes.

  • Finally splutter mustard seeds in the oil and temper it. Mix well.

  • Store it in an container and use within 5 to 6 days.

  • The pickle goes best with curd rice.


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17th April 2017 at 2:43 PM

It is really mouth watering!

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