Maankaai (Raw Mango) Thokku

This is my mother-in-law's preparation.


1 Raw mango
Salt as per taste
4 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp red chilli powder
Bit of asafoetida
1 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds

Remove the skin of the mango and grate it.

Heat oil, add mustard seeds,fenugreek seeds and asafoetida to it. Add the grated mango and mix well. Dont add any water to it. Add turmeric, chilli powder and salt and mix well for some time till the raw smell goes off.

Cool and store under refrigeration. A nice side dish for idli,dosa,chapatis and even rice.

This is my contribution to the WBB-22 May Mango Madness event being hosted by Arundathi

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Jackie said...

This is a very interesting way to use mangos!

Cham said...

Lovely i love maangai thokku, we don't need to keep in sunlight? Great i will try ur recipe.

Eco_smith said...

Love Mango Tokku!! Yummy

Swati Raman Garg said...

i love mangai tokku u buck me to try it.. thanks byddy...

TBC said...

Yum! I can imagine what this tastes like. I have a store-bought one right now.:-)

Uma said...

looks so delish. Happy Mother's day!

Sagari said...

yummy mango thokkuuu ,I love it

Madhavi said...

Very nice recipe, easy and looks yummm!!!

easycrafts said...

Thanks all you for ur views

@ Cham...right, u need not keep it in the sun, its a sort of instant pickle

Anonymous said...

Dear EC,

sorry for being tardy in getting here....lovely recipes and great entry for WBB!! thanks...see you at the round up!!

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