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Saturday 23 May 2020

Aam Ka Kucha

This is a Raw Mango pickle recipe from Bihar. As the mangoes are grated it’s called kucha. The spices and oil are added to the grated mango and  it’s kept in the sun to mature. 

For the Dry Spice Powder 
    1 tsp Cumin seeds
    1 tsp Coriander seed
    1/2 tsp Carom seeds
    1/2 tsp Fennel seeds
    1 tbsp Yellow Mustard seeds
    1/4 tsp Nigella seeds
    Few Fenugreek seeds
    6 Red Dried Chilli 

    Roast all the above ingredients, cool it and dry grind it. 

    For the Aam Ka Kucha 
    1 1/2 cup Grated Mango 
     Salt to taste
    1 tsp Turmeric powder
    1 tsp Chilli powder 
    Dried spice powder 
    1/2 tsp Nigella seeds
    1 cup Mustard Oil

    Take the grated mango, apply salt and 1/2 tsp turmeric powder. Keep the mango on a strainer for 15 to 30 minutes. Squeeze the water out from the mango. Take a bowl, add salt, turmeric, chilli, spice powder and  nigella seeds in the bowl. Mix all the ingredients together. Add the oil and mix it. Take a dry clean glass bottle. Pour the pickle in the bottle. Keep it in the sun for few days. Keep a check. Once the mangoes becomes soft and matured the pickle is ready to be eaten.