Grated raw Mango pickle / Mavinkai Tokku / kothu manga achar


Raw, sour green mangoes- 1 kg

Sesame oil- 1/2 cup
Fenugreek seeds- 1/2 tbsp
Asafoetida – 1 tsp
Whole dried chillies – 1 1/2 cup
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Grated jaggery -1 tbsp


Wash and dry mangoes with a kitchen towel. Peel and grate the mangoes. 

In a small pan, heat 1 tsp oil and roast fenugreek seeds, asafoetida and red chillies. Remove this from heat and allow them to cool. Now  grind this to a fine powder. 

In a Kadai,  heat  oil and add mustard seeds. When they start to splutter,  add mangoes and stir. Now on low heat, add turmeric powder and salt. Cook for 5 minutes until the mangoes soften. Now add ground spice powder and jaggery. Cook for another 5 minutes on low heat.  

Cool and store airtight containers. Keep it refrigerated. 

To prevent the pickle from spoiling, top it with a layer of oil that has been heated till smoking and cooled completely.

16 thoughts on “Grated raw Mango pickle / Mavinkai Tokku / kothu manga achar”

  1. Mango pickles are so tempting and yummy. And this raw mango pickle looks so inviting. Love how easy to make this.


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