Shikarpuri Mango Pickle (Achaar) Recipe
- Green mango cubes (1 kg)
- Mustard oil (1 ½ kg)
- Mustard seeds (4 table spoons)
- Black sesame seeds (4 table spoons)
- Cumin seeds (4 table spoons)
- Salt (4 table spoons)
- Red Chili (4 table spoon)
- Carrot (1/4 kg thinly sliced)
- Lemon (1/4 kg half sliced)
- Garlic (1/4 kg peeled)
Wash the green mango cubes and let it drain for fifteen minutes. After they are drained add salt and let the cubes soak the salt, the water will be removed leaving flaccid mango cubes.
In a basket add carrot, lemon and garlic, wash them completely with fresh water and add salt. Leave them over night and vegetables will leave water.
Now in a clean clay jar add mango cubes, carrot, garlic and lemon.
Now pour in mustard oil and add the spice mixture in the oil. With the help of a dry and clean wooden spoon mix it well.
Cover the top with a thin cloth and put a lid on it. Keep this in a warm and dry place, it is very important to know that any type of water will result in fungus.
Keep checking after every two days, you will notice the white mango cubes are turning yellow and spice will marinate the cubes completely.