Mango Pickle : Mango Thokku


Mango Pickle : Mango Thokku

Home made Mango Thokku
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Tamil
Servings 4 people



  • Wash all the mangoes and dab dry them. Give vertical cuts up to the stone all round, ¼” to ½” apart.
  • Then give horizontal cuts in an oblique manner. Mangoes may be grated.
  • Roast fenugreek till they sizzle and turn brownish in colour.
  • Roast salt till the crepitation subsides. Fry asafoetida in oil. Powder the three items.
  • Heat half the quantity of oil in a pan and add mustard.
  • As its spluttering subsides, add turmeric this can be added while sautéing mangoes also.
  • As it froths add mangoes and sauté for awhile.
  • Add red chilli powder and sauté for a minute.
  • Add the powder, the remaining oil, mix well and remove from heat.
  • Some people like to sauté the mango till it becomes very soft, which is not necessary.
  • Allow it to cool and store in a clean, dry bottle with an air tight lid
  • Note : For this preparation mangoes should be big, sour and with well formed stones.
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