Mango season is at its peak and our fruit baskets are filled with this juicy, aromatic and delicious fruit – both raw and ripe. While we love to savor the taste of ripe mangoes, raw mangoes are added to our dals, drinks and most importantly pickles. The very idea of mango pickle takes us back to our childhood. Remember those frequent trips to the kitchen to steal a handful of pickles from Mom and Grandma’s pickle jars? Spicy mango pieces, infused with oil and spices – Mango pickle makes the indulgence mesmerizing. Mix pickle and chutney with rice, roti or paratha, they make our food taste even better. This is the reason why pickles hold a strong place in every regional cuisine and play an important role in defining the food culture of the country. But what attracts us the most is its versatility. If you explore, you will find different taste of mango pickle or mango chutney in every household. Pickling is not a strict recipe; In fact, every household has its own achaar recipe that is passed down through generations. We have listed here 5 such delicious achaar and chutney recipes that will make you go crazy for raw mangoes again. Just have a look.
Here are 5 of our favorite pickle and chutney recipes that are heartwarming:
1. Mango Chunda:
A popular pickle recipe in Gujarat, aam ka chunda is basically grated mango, mixed with sugar, spices and mustard oil. Unlike any regular achaar, it has a liquid-y texture that goes well with theplas, parathas etc. Click here for the recipe.
2. Mango Launji:
Like the mango chuda, this recipe also has a liquid-y texture. But here the mangoes are cut into pieces instead of grated. This recipe also includes Panchphoran (Bengali 5 spice-blend) which adds a rich flavor to the chutney. Take a look at the recipe.
3. Sweet Mango Pickle:
For those who like to add a sweet note to their meals, this recipe absolutely fits your bill. Mango slices dipped in syrup and achari masala and boiled until soft – this chutney is best enjoyed at the end. Click here for the recipe
4. Punjabi Mango Pickle:
This Punjabi Style Aam Ka Achaar is full of flavor and includes everything that touches your heart. Serve it hot with parathas, butter and curd – and you have a delicious meal to eat. Find the recipe here.
5. Instant Mango Pickle:
The traditional process of pickling can be tedious and time-consuming. Hence, we often resort to store-bought pickles to avoid the hassle. What if we tell you, we have a recipe that can help you prepare pickles in just 10 minutes? You heard us We bring you a quick pickle recipe that will satisfy your hunger quickly. Click here for the recipe.
Take a look at the recipes and let us know which one you’d like to try first.