Kadumanga Achar -Traditional Pickle

Kadumanga Achar -Traditional Pickle

Kadumanga Achar -Traditional Pickle

Kadumanga Achar is a traditional styled pickle dish prepared in Kerala, You will find the dish very popular during the festival of Onam and Sadhyas. The spicy and tangy flavored achar dish is prepared from unripe and tender mangoes. If you are craving for something that will stimulate your taste buds, then Kadumanga Achar is for you. What makes the dish unique and special is the perfect blending of raw mango pieces with spicy ingredients. You can serve the achar with dosa, chappathy and almost all rice and biriyani dishes. Tender mangoes are healthy and nutritious rich in vital nutrients required for body. Enjoy the favorite tangy flavored spicy dish with your family. You can explore a well detailed recipe here that can be easily prepared at home.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 10 people



  • For preparing the favorite pickle dish, first cut the washed mangoes into small cubes.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Splutter the mustard seeds and fry the curry leaves.
  • Add the mangoes, chilly powder, turmeric powder, salt and enough vinegar. Mix well.
  • Let it start to boil.
  • Switch off the flame.
  • Mix in the uluva powder and asafoetida powder.
  • Cool and store in airtight containers. Serve the tangy flavored spicy pickle dish with rice for noon day meals.


You can visit this link Lololikka Achar. You can also visit this link Easy Lime Pickle.
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Response (4)
  1. P
    Parks February 10, 2011

    Its a nice recipe..

  2. r
    rakhi jeevan July 15, 2012

    Thanks Doc…Simple and easy recipe..I have one big bottle of kadumanga in my fridge now…Your recipe is a great relief for NRIs like me..

  3. s
    sandhya.s May 2, 2008

    Thanks for the simple and easy yet tasty kadumanga achar…

  4. A
    Abi May 6, 2008

    Excellent.Tried pickles for the first time and came out good and easy to make.

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