Monday, 29 June 2015

Punjabi Aam ka Acchar

Punjabi Aam ka Acchar

Ingredients 

1 kg Raw mangoes cut into medium sized pieces  and cleaned. 

3 tbsp  Fenugreek  dal

5 tbsp Mustard dal

4 tbsp Fennel seed coarsely ground

3 tbsp Nigella seed

2 tbsp Turmeric powder 

4 tbsp Red chili powder

1 tsp Hing

Salt to taste

2 cups Mustard oil 

Salt to taste

Method 

Take mango pieces wipe the mango pieces  after washing them. Add some salt and 1 tbsp turmeric powder to the mangoes . Let it dry in the sun for a day or 2 and no water should remain.  Mix all the spices and add some extra salt to the diced mangoes pieces. Mix well. Put the mango peices in a jar covered for 3 to 4 days in the sun. Mix the mangoe pieces and the spices every day with a clean and dry spoon. Heat the mustard oil.  Cool the oil. Pour mustard oil over the mango pieces. Mix well. Keep the pickle in the sun for another 4 to 5 days. Mix it every day with a clean spoon. Store the pickle in a dry place.