Sunday, May 22, 2011

Mango Thokku Recipe (Mango Achar)

Ingredients:

Raw mangoes (medium) 6 nos.
Methi seeds 1 tsp.
Asafoetida ½ tsp.
Gingelly oil 1 cup
Mustard seeds 1 tsp.
Turmeric powder ½ tsp.
Salt to taste
Red chilli powder ¼ cup

Procedure:

1.Peel and grate the mangoes. Broil the methi seeds till dark brown in a hot pan,
add 1 tablespoon oil and asafoetida. Cool and grind to a powder.
2.Heat rest of the oil and temper with mustard seeds, add the grated mangoes,
turmeric powder and salt.
3.Cook on medium heat, stirring continuously, until all the moisture evaporates or
the mangoes are cooked and the oil starts to separate.
4.Add the red chili powder and mix well and cook for a few more minutes.
5.Cool and store in sterilized glass bottles.
TIP: Adjust the quantity of salt and red chili powder as per the size and sourness
of the mangoes. Select medium to large and hard mangoes. Increase the quantity
of oil if you want to store for long.


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