Maagai (Raw Mango Pickle)





Ingredients:
1. Mango ( sour )   : 1 big

2. Red chilly powder : 1 cup
3. Salt                   : 3/4 cup
4. Methi powder   : ¾ cup
5. Turmeric           : 1 tspseasoning :
1.  Oil                   : 3 tbsp

2. Dry red chillies : 3 no
3. Hing                : 1 tsp
4. Urad dal          : 1 tsp
5. Curry leaves    : 5 no
Heat oil in a pan fry all the seasoning ingredients till they turn red.let the seasoning cools down.


Procedure:
1. Peel the mango skin and cut the mango into long pieces.
2. Add salt and turmeric to mango pieces, mix and tightly pack this mixture in a jar/container. Keep it aside for 3 Days.
3. The above mixture releases juice.Squeeze the mango pieces to remove all the juice. Store this juice.
4. Now keep the mango pieces in Sun for 6 hours, so the water is evaporated. Turn the mango pieces in between - after 3 hours. Don't let the mango become too dry.
5. Keep this aside for an hour so it cools.
6. Mix Chilli powder, methi powder, above juice from mango, mango pieces.
7. Mix well, make sure there are no lumps.
8. Keep this pickle aside for 1 day.
9. Take needed pickel aside and add seaoning to it .
This pickle goes well with White rice and ghee.