Baby mangoes - 14 (around 700gms)
( mine was slightly bigger mangoes that's what i got here in the USA)
Rock salt / Crystal salt - less than 1/4 cup or to your taste.You can always add later if its not enough.
Red chilly powder - 1/3 cup ( around 6 tsp heaped)
Mustard powder - 1tbsp
Sesame oil or Castor Oil - 6 tsp
Methi powder / Fenugreek powder - 1/4 tsp
Hing - 1/4 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Water - 1/4 cup
Wash the mangoes remove any long stems and wipe them well.
Dry in on a towel to make sure there is no water.
Take boiled and cooled water in a mixie jar or blender add chilly powder,salt,methi powder,mustard powder,hing and turmeric powder.Grind it once to make sure everything is well combined.
Take a clean dry glass bowl or jar add the mangoes.pour oil and mix well so all the mangoes are well coated with oil.
Now pour the ground paste on the mangoes, use a clean wooden spoon and gently mix.
Cover this and leave it for a day,next day mix it or shake it well morning and evening.
Repeat this process for at least a week or till the mangoes are shrunk.
Store it in fridge and enjoy with curd rice.
Always use a clean wooden spoon to take pickle from the jar.
Glass bottle or ceramic jars are recommended to store pickle.
Make sure you wipe the mangoes well and there is no water.
If you want to store it for a longer time then don't add water while grinding.Just add the spices only and after 2 to 3 days the salt will leave water by itself.
Store this pickle in fridge.
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