Aam Ka Achaar Recipe

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Aam Ka Achaar
How to make Aam Ka Achaar
  • Recipe By: Niru Gupta
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Aam Ka Achaar Recipe: The perfect accompaniment to a full fledged north Indian meal. Aam ka Achaar is a delicious Indian accompaniment that can instantly spruce up any meal with some spice and tang.One can pair it with piping hot parathas or eat with a dal of your choice along with rice. You can prepare this mouth watering accompaniment easily at home with this recipe.

Ingredients in Aam Ka Achaar Recipe: This Punjabi style mango pickle is made with raw mango and whole spices and then stored in mustard oil. While cooking the pickle, oil is used in a generous amount so the mangoes are fully softened. It takes about a month to prepare mango pickle, and can be eaten all year long if stored in an airtight container.

Ingredients of Aam Ka Achaar

  • 2 1/2 Kg mango, chopped
  • 100 gms fenugreek seeds (methi dana)
  • 50 gms red pepper (coarsely ground)
  • 60 gms onion seeds (kalonji)
  • 100 gms fennel seeds (saunf)
  • 2 tbsp black peppercorns
  • 50 gms turmeric powder
  • 300 gms salt
  • 1 1/2 l mustard oil

How to Make Aam Ka Achaar

  • 1.Mix all the spices together and add half a cup of oil to the mix. Sprinkle a little of this mixture into the jar.
  • 2.Take some mangoes and rub them well in the spice mixture. Put one layer of the mangoes in the jar and sprinkle some more spice mixture on top.
  • 3.Keep repeating the layering process with a sprinkle of mixture till the mangoes are used up. Put all the remaining mixture on top of these layers.
  • 4.Add the rest of the oil to the jar until its contents are covered. Keep in the sun for a week then store. The contents will be very tender in a month.
  • 5.Serve with your favorite parantha!

Recipe Notes

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Key Ingredients: mango, fenugreek seeds (methi dana), red pepper (coarsely ground), onion seeds (kalonji), fennel seeds (saunf), black peppercorns, turmeric powder, salt, mustard oil