Monday, July 1, 2013

Chick Peas Mango Pickle (Channa-Aam achaar)

In India, Mango Pickle is made in different ways with multiple ingredients. This Chick Peas Mango Pickle is the recipe from the Marwar region of Rajasthan. This tongue tickling pickle is made of chick peas soaked in Mango Water ,grated raw mango, and some spices.

  • 1 Raw Mango
  • 1/3 cup Chick Peas
  • 1/2 tablespoon fenugreek seed (methi dana)
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon asafetida (hing)
  • 1/4 cup split mustard seeds (Red)
  • 1 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 5-6 cloves
  • 3 tablespoon Salt
  • 1/4 cup red chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons fennel seeds (saunf)
  • 1 cup oil
  1. Wash the raw mango, wipe it completely, and grate it. Add 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder and 1 tablespoon salt to grated mango, and keep aside for 30 minutes.
  2. Squeeze out the water completely from the grated mango and soak chick peas in mango water for 5-6 hours. Refrigerate the grated mango.
  3. Heat the oil till smoking point. Then, allow it to cool down.
  4. Before oil cool down completely (warm), add salt, asafetida, black pepper, cloves, fennel seeds, methi dana (Fenugreek seed), split mustard seeds, turmeric powder and chili powder one by one and mix well. 
  5. Let it cool down completely then add grated mango and soaked chick peas into the mixture. And give the pickle a good stir. 
  6. Transfer the pickle into a clean, sterilized jar. Pickle is ready to eat after a week.
  7. Store it in a cool and dry place for up to 1 year, and always keep the pickle covered with oil otherwise, keep it refrigerated.
You might also like my other Pickle recipe below:
  1. Gatte ka achar (gram flour gatte Pickle)
  2. Fresh Turmeric Pickle (Kachhi Haldi ka achar)
  3. Kairi ki Laungi - Instant Pickle
  4. Zero oil Mango Pickle
Note: If chickpeas is raw even after a week, then wait for another week and if required, add more heated oil (after cooling).

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  1. New to me, sounds absolutely delicious.
    Thnx for linking dear.
    Have a luvly day ♥


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