Aam Ka Achaar

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About Aam ka Achaar Recipe

There are countless possible spice and pickle powder combinations that can be used to make aam ka achaar or mango pickles. My favourite dish is Avakkai Oorugai from the south of India, but I also long for Rajasthani keri ka achar, particularly to accompany masala Rotis or theplas. I also adore curd rice with the same.

The best thing about this pickle is that it is ready in just two days, however, I prefer to wait until the mangoes are all extremely soft but still have a bite because the aroma of the pickle masala is so potent that it becomes overpowering.

This season, make the most of the raw mangoes available by making a delightful homemade pickle. Even though mango pickles are widely accessible in stores during the summer, homemade achaars or pickles have a very unique flavour.

AAM KA ACHAAR

Raw, firm mangoes are combined with crushed mustard seeds, crushed fenugreek seeds, aniseed, red chilli powder, and turmeric powder in the spicy Rajasthani Mango Pickle recipe. With our easy-to-follow recipe, you can make a spicy Rajasthani mango pickle in no time.
Servings 4 people
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 40 mins

Equipment

  • Rubber spatula
  • Mixing Bowl
  • KitchenAid Blender

Ingredients

  • ½ kg. Raw mango
  • 250 ml. Mustard oil
  • 50 gram Red chilli powder
  • 2 tsp. Turmeric powder
  • 50 gram fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp Fenugreek seeds
  • ½ tsp kalonji
  • ¼ tsp Asafoetida
  • Salt according to taste

Instructions

  • First, take the fresh mangoes and cut these raw mangoes into small pieces.
  • The next step after cutting the mangoes is the addition of salt and turmeric to your raw mangoes. Do not forget to mix them well.
  • After that, cover it with a cotton cloth for a day or two in the sunlight.
  • After this, the next step is to add all the spices to the mango pieces that were dried in the sunlight. Make sure that you add all the above-listed spices in the mentioned quantity.
  • Next step is to keep them in sunlight for a day.
  • After this, by the end of the day add mustard oil to the mango pieces. Don't forget to boil it for around 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Once the oil cools down you can add it to the raw mangoes covered with the spices.
  • Lastly, keep achaar in an air-tight container and wait for 3-4 days. After this, you can get it served on your plates.

Notes

Yes,  your Rajasthani aam ka achaar is ready to satisfy your taste buds.  The best thing about this recipe is that you can keep it and eat Rajasthani Aam ka Achaar for around a year.
Author: Dr. Deepti Joshi
Cost: 300 rs.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Mango Pickle, Rajasthani Aam Ka Achaar

Different Varieties of Mango Pickles Made in India

Sweet Mango Pickle

One of the varieties that Indians do prefer when it comes to pickles is the sweet mango pickle. This is a variety that has additional sweetness. The variety is loved by many Indians.

Dried Mango Pickle

The one that tastes amazing and is also tossed in spices is the Dried mango pickle. In this variety, the mangoes are dried for use moreover it is one of the most preferred varieties in the country.

Maavadu Pickle

The next variety that can be seen used by Indians is Maavadu Pickle. Small, baby mangoes that are pickled whole in a hot brine are tender mangoes.

Mango Chutney

One of the varieties of Mango pickles that is loved not only by adults but also by children is Mango Chutney. This is one that has a jam-like texture which attracts people more towards it so in this variety, mangoes are cooked with spices.

Mango Kotsu

The next variety that is loved by Indians is Mango Kostu. In this variety spices and occasionally curd are combined with sliced mangoes to create a fast pachadi-like texture.

Food Items with Which Rajasthani Aam ka achar can be served.

As we all know mango pickle is one of the most loved items by people.  Here are the food items which prove to be a great combination with Rajasthani Aam ka achar.

Check the list of items with which mango pickles can be serves as ;

  • Rice
  • Curd Rice
  • Sambar rice
  • Paratha
  • Chapati
  • Dal Rice
  • Roti

FAQ’s

Q; What is Mango kostu?

Ans – Mango Kostu is a variety where spices and occasionally curd are combines with sliced mangoes to create a fast pachadi-like texture.

Q; Can I make Rajasthani Aam ka Achaar at home?

Ans – Yes, Making Rajasthani aam ka achaar is a quite simple and tastiest thing and you can surely try it at home.

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