Avakkai Recipe

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  • Chef: Nithya Ravi
  • Recipe Servings: 6
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Avakkai is a type of Andhra pickle. Along with a mix of spices, this recipe also used black channas.

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

How to Make Avakkai

  • 1.Choose solid,firm and good variety mangoes.Wash,pat dry and cut in to cubes as shown.
  • 2.Take mustard in a blender and powder nicely.
  • 3.Place cut mangoes in a clean vessel.Add red chilli powder,turmeric powder, fenugreek powder, asafoetida, mustard powder and salt.
  • 4.Add sesame oil and black channa.
  • 5.Mix well. Keep it covered in a clean jar and use after a week.
  • 6.The peculiarity of this pickle is addition of black channa and it gives a good aroma to the pickle, so don't avoid it.
  • 7.Adding red chilli powder is up to you, you may reduce it if you want.
  • 8.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.