May 25, 2013

Mango pachadi recipe - Mavinakayi pachadi - Ambe pachadi

mango pachadi in a serving bowl
Mango pachadi recipe - Raw mango pachadi, chutney and panna are prepared in all the house holds during mango season. The combination of raw mango, chilly powder and salt makes the pickle very tangy and mouthwatering. The shelf life of this pickle is less. It can be used for a week by keeping it in the refrigerator.

 Mango pachadi recipe - Mavinakayi pachadi - Ambe pachadi 
mango pachadi in a serving bowl
Prep time : 10 mins
Cook time : 5 mins
Total time : 15 mins
Recipe type : Side Dish
Cuisine : Indian
Yield : 1 cup mango pachadi
Author : Vidya Chandrahas

  • 1 large sized raw mango
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 tbsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp asafoetida / hing powder
  • 3 tsp red chilly powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  1. Wash the raw mango and pat dry. Keep it aside. 
  2. Heat oil in a small pan.  Add  mustard seeds to it. When they splutter, add asafoetida.
  3. Saute for  5 seconds or till the nice aroma of hing releases. Add the turmeric powder. Mix well. 
  4. Add 2 tsp of chilly powder and saute for 5 - 6 seconds. Remove from the flame. Allow it to cool. This is a tempering  for the pickle.
  5. When the tadka cools, grate the  raw mango. Mix together  the grated mango and  salt.  Pour the tempering on it.  
  6. Add remaining 1 tsp chilly powde. Mix gently with a spoon. 
  7. Store the pachadi in the refrigerator. It can be used for a week.
  8. Serve 1 or 2 tsp of  mango pachadi as a side dish.
prepared mango pachadi


  1. What a coincident. I bought mangoes, used 1/4 of it for one of recipes today and the balance is back in the fridge. While I am cracking my head on what to do with it, I see your tempting recipe. I love mangoes and I adore the flavors for your recipe. Gonna try tomorrow.

  2. Thanks for your comments. Try it and let me know how it was.

  3. Awesome prep which is a sure shot tickle to taste buds... A droolworthy pickle.

  4. Lip smacking pickle dear.

    Event: Mango delights

  5. Wonderful pickle! This looks real tempting & tangy interesting.

  6. Tongue tickling of my favorites

  7. Looks absolutely delicious and tempting.. Mouth-watering pickle Vidya :-)

  8. Love the colours of the pickle

  9. Lovely colour on the pickle

  10. nice recipe, i was luking for aam kuccha...and here it is...thankss :-)

  11. Pickles a,ways makes my mouth watering ! Loved this one...

  12. I'd love to try this out. This is new to me!!

  13. Mouth watering recipe.


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