Avakkai is a type of Andhra pickle. Along with a mix of spices, this recipe also used black channas.
- Total Cook Time 25 mins
- Prep Time 10 mins
- Cook Time 15 mins
- Recipe Servings6
Ingredients of Avakkai
- 3 raw mangoes
- 8 tsp red chilli powder
- 2 tsp turmeric powder
- 1 tsp fenugreek powder
- 2 tsp mustard
- Salt to taste
- 1 tsp asafoetida
- 3/4 sesame oil
- 4 tsp black channa
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Choose solid,firm and good variety mangoes.Wash,pat dry and cut in to cubes as shown.
Take mustard in a blender and powder nicely.
Place cut mangoes in a clean vessel.Add red chilli powder,turmeric powder, fenugreek powder, asafoetida, mustard powder and salt.
Add sesame oil and black channa.
Mix well. Keep it covered in a clean jar and use after a week.
The peculiarity of this pickle is addition of black channa and it gives a good aroma to the pickle, so don't avoid it.
Adding red chilli powder is up to you, you may reduce it if you want.
Do mix the jar daily once and keep it in sun light with a cloth tied to the jar. This increases the shelf live of the pickle.