Methia mango

Methia mango

INGREDIENTS:

    • 2½ kilo raw mango
    • 300 grams fenugreek seeds powder
    • 350 grams red chili powder
    • 400 grams salt
    • 1tbsp. Turmeric powder
    • ½ tsp. Asafetida
    • 1tbsp. Turmeric powder
    • ½ kilo castor oil or sesame seed oil or groundnut oil

For the sambhar:

Clean fenugreek seeds powder. Take it in a big thali, mix turmeric powder, red chili powder, salt and asafetida. Mix castor oil ( do not heat) and mix the sambhar powder. Till the oil touches one�s hand. If you add, heated oil the sambhar becomes black. Prepare the pickle on the same day.

PREPARATION :

Wash dry mango first. For filling the whole mango; cut from the black side cut length and breadth wise to ½ of mango. Press and fill with the sambhar.

Take a big jar, and spread sambhar first. Over it arrange 2-3 layers of raw mango. Again put the sambhar. Repeat the process. On the top, spread sambhar powder. Clean the sides of the jar. Cover with a lid and tie with a cloth. Invert a pot over the jar. Next day, press the mangoes. Repeat the pressing for 3-4 days. Then pour oil, which is already be 2-3 inch above the raw mangoes.