Instant Raw Mango Pickle Recipe

Instant Raw Mango Pickle Recipe

40 Mins
6-7 people
10 Mins



Hey there, mango lovers! Ajay Chopra here, bringing you some delightful recipes to jazz up your summer meals. Mangoes, with their vibrant flavor and versatility, are a staple ingredient in many cuisines, and today, I'm excited to share with you two instant pickle recipes that will add a burst of flavor to your dishes.


I have a fond memory associated with these instant mango pickles. It was a hot summer day, much like today, and I found myself craving something tangy and spicy to complement my meal. That's when I decided to experiment with mangoes and spices, and voila! These instant pickle recipes were born. Since then, they have been a regular feature on my dining table, adding a punch of flavor to every meal.




Recipe of Ingredients:


  • 3-4 pcs Raw mango
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • 2½ tbsp Kashmiri chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Hing
  • ½ cup Oil
  • ¼ cup Water
  • 12-13 pcs Curry leaves





  1. Wash and peel the raw mangoes. Cut them into dices and discard the seed.
  2. Transfer them to a bowl, add salt, Kashmiri chilli powder, hing, and mix well. Allow it to sweat for 10 mins.
  3. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, and let them crackle. Turn off the flame and let the oil cool slightly.
  4. Once lukewarm, add Kashmiri chilli powder, then add the raw mango mixture and curry leaves. Mix well.
  5. Cook until the moisture evaporates. Cool and store in an airtight container.



Raw Mango Chunda




  • 2 pcs Raw mango (Rajapuri)
  • 1 ½ cup Powdered sugar
  • ½ tbsp Turmeric powder
  • 3 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Jeera powder
  • 1 tsp Garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 inches Cinnamon
  • 8-10 pcs Cloves
  • ¼ cup Water





  1. Wash, peel, and grate the raw mangoes. Transfer to a bowl.
  2. Gradually add powdered sugar and mix well. Add turmeric powder and let it rest for 10 mins.
  3. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, jeera powder, garam masala powder, salt, cinnamon, cloves, and mix.
  4. Heat a pan, add the mixture and water. Cook until translucent and thick.
  5. Cool and store in an airtight container.




About the Recipe


Cooking Tips


1. Use Fresh and Firm Mangoes:

For the best results, use fresh and firm raw mangoes when making these instant pickles. The tartness of the raw mangoes adds a delightful tang to the pickles.

2. Ensure Even Slicing:

When cutting the mangoes, ensure that they are sliced evenly to ensure uniform cooking and flavor distribution in the pickles.

3. Adjust Spice Levels:

Feel free to adjust the spice levels according to your preference. You can increase or decrease the amount of red chili powder and other spices to suit your taste buds.



Pairing Guide


South Indian Style Avakai Pickle:

Pair this tangy and spicy pickle with steamed rice or curd rice for an authentic South Indian meal experience. It also complements dishes like dosa and idli beautifully.

Gujarati Style Chunda:

Enjoy this sweet and tangy pickle with traditional Gujarati dishes like thepla, dhokla, or khakhra. It also pairs well with plain parathas or as a condiment in sandwiches and wraps.




10 Frequently Asked Questions about Instant Raw Mango Pickles


1. Can I use ripe mangoes for these pickle recipes?

  • It's best to use raw, firm mangoes for these instant pickle recipes as they provide the perfect balance of tartness and texture. Ripe mangoes may not hold up well during the pickling process.

2. How long can I store these pickles?

  • These instant mango pickles can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 weeks. Make sure to use a clean, dry spoon to avoid any contamination.

3. Can I adjust the sweetness level in the Chunda pickle?

  • Yes, you can adjust the sweetness level in the Chunda pickle by adding more or less sugar according to your taste preferences. Just remember to balance it with the tartness of the mangoes.

4. Can I skip the tempering step in these pickle recipes?

  • The tempering step adds depth of flavor to the pickles, but if you prefer a simpler version, you can skip it. However, the pickles may not have the same complexity of flavor without the tempering.

5. Can I add other spices to these pickle recipes?

  • Absolutely! Feel free to experiment with other spices like fenugreek seeds, cumin seeds, or fennel seeds to customize the flavor of the pickles according to your liking.

6. Are these pickles suitable for vegetarians and vegans?

  • Yes, these instant mango pickles are suitable for both vegetarians and vegans as they contain no animal products or by-products.

7. Can I use these pickles as a condiment or side dish?

  • Yes, these pickles can be enjoyed as a condiment or side dish with a variety of meals. They add a burst of flavor and tanginess to any dish they accompany.

8. Can I make a larger batch of these pickles and store them for later use?

  • Yes, you can easily double or triple the recipe to make a larger batch of these pickles. Just make sure to adjust the seasoning and spices accordingly.

9. Can I use these pickles in cooking?

  • Yes, these pickles can be used as an ingredient in cooking to add flavor to dishes like curries, stir-fries, or marinades. Just chop them finely before adding them to your recipe.

10. Can I gift these pickles to friends and family?

  • Absolutely! These instant mango pickles make for delightful homemade gifts. Just pack them in decorative jars and share the love with your loved ones.