Mango sweet pickle(GooD nonche)
A sweet a spicy pickle which goes really well with chapatis or rice
big pieces of raw mangoes
tea spn chili powder or 7-8 whole red chilies
tbl spns jaggery
tea spn mustard seeds
tea spn fenugreek seeds
tea spn asafoetida
Mix mango pieces with jaggery, salt and chili powder.
Cook till the pieces are slightly cooked and all jaggery is melted and the syrup becomes slightly thick. Take off from heat.
Heat oil and fry mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds.
Add asafoetida. (Take care not to burn anything, mustard becomes bitter when it gets burnt). Make a powder.
Add the powder to the cooked mangoes and mix well.
When it is cooled to room temperature, pour it in air tight container and refrigerate it.
This can be consumed immediately.
This pickle is usually served with chapathis.
Make sure not to overcook the mango pieces. If they get overcooked, they become a paste when the spices are mixed with