Mangai thokku

Mangai thokku

Quick green mango pickle in tamil way


  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons Palm jaggery
  • 1 tablespoon Red chilli powder
  • 2 tablespoons Green mango
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric root
  • 2 teaspoons Ginger
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 1 tablespoon Dried fenugreek leaves
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida
  • 1/2 teaspoon Urad Dal (Black gram)
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard
  • Salt


  1. Heat sesame oil oil in pan.
  2. Once hot, add mustard seeds, urad dal (black gram), asafoetida, slivered turmeric root, slivered ginger, chopped garlic, curry leaves and dried fenugreek leaves. Saute briskly for 2 minutes on medium heat.
  3. Add green mangoes, crushed palm jaggery, red chilli powder and salt to taste. Saute for 10 minutes on medium heat.
  4. Allow the mangoes to sweat and cook in its own moisture.
  5. Serve hot or refrigerated as side dish.

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