Thursday, 27 June 2013

Mango Chunda(Sweet mango pickle)

Sweet and tangy mango pickle.


500 g grated raw mango(rajapuri mangoes)
750 g sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 - 1  teaspoon chilli powder(adjust to taste)
1 cinnamon stick
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds


1. Place the grated mango and the sugar in a large bowl.
2. Mix together and leave the mango aside for few hours.
3. After few hours all the sugar will have melted.

4. In a heavy bottom pan, add the mango and sugar mixture.Add to it the cinnamon stick and cumin seeds and bring the mixture to boil.
5. Reduce the heat and simmer the mixture until the sugar syrup nearly reaches 1 thread consistency (225 F / 105C on sugar thermometer)It will take approx 10-12 minutes. Keep stirring intermittently.

6. Once the syrup has reaches 1 thread consistency, turn off heat and remove the pickle from the stove.
7. Add the salt and chilli powder and mix well, leave the pickle  to cool.
8. Transfer to sterilised jars and serve as required.

NB- I added 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder only to my pickle to keep it mild.To make it more spicy add chilli powder to taste up to 1 teaspoon .

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  1. Never tried this way ! Must be yummy...

  2. I love all your other mango pickle recipes so suspect I'd like this!

  3. I love Mango's I'll have to bookmark this to have a try! Thank you. x

  4. Thats a lovely summer delight!

  5. this my fav and looks superdelicious dear :)

  6. Wow drool worthy Nayana :)

  7. I have had them in my childhood when my mom used to prepare... Never tried in my pantry.. This is real yummy, no doubt.. Clicks are awesome.. :)

  8. I love mango pickle and your recipe looks easy. Thanks.

  9. Looks easy. Never done anything like this so will give it a go.

  10. Great chutney, slightly unfortunate name.

  11. I wouldn't know what a rajapuri mango was if I saw it. Would it be labelled?

  12. Another lovely recipe. I know this would be a favourite of my hubby's. He loves pickles and mangos, so this would suit him x


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