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AAMBO CHARA ACHAR (SWEET PICKLE OF DRY SWEET MANGO)

 AAMBO CHARA ACHAR (SWEET PICKLE OF DRY SWEET MANGO)

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 4320

Cook Time : 4320

Total Time : 8640

Ingredients

Serves 6

  • Ripe but hard Mango 5 kgs

  • Jeggery 1/2 kgs

  • Fennel seeds 2 tbsp

  • Fenugreek seeds 1 tbsp

  • Cumin seeds 3 tbsp

  • Chilly powder 1 1/2 tsp

  • Mustard oil 2 cups

  • Salt 1 tsp

Directions

  • 01

    First we will make Aamba chara. Wash and wipe mangoes.

  • 02

    Now peel off mangoes. Take a sharp knife. Now cut marks in thin slices lengthwise till end of seed. Now take out very carefully with the help of knife.

  • 03

    Now put mango slices for drying in the sunlight. Flip it after 3 hours. It will take 2-3 days for complete drying according to hottness of sunlight.

  • 04

    In mean time we'll do preparation of pickle. Heat a heavy bottom pan on medium heat. Dry roast all spices one by one till aroma comes out. Let it cool down. Now make fine powder in grinder jar.

  • 05

    Heat mustard oil on high flame till smoke comes out. Switch off the the gas flame. Cool down completely.

  • 06

    Take a heavy bottom kadai or big deep pot. Break jeggery in small pieces. Put jeggery, 1 cup water in pan and start boiling on high flame.

  • 07

    Take out dirt from sirup while boiling with help of spoon. Once it starts little thicken reduce flame on low heat. Now add mustard oil slowly - slowly in sirup. Stir continuously while all this process.

  • 08

    Mix all dry spices, salt in a bowl. First add spices mix then dry mango pieces in sirup and stir very well. Cook it for 5 minutes so all spices and jeggery sirup will be coated evenly.

  • 09

    Switch off the gas station. Cool it down naturally.

  • 10

    Keep this pickle in sunlight for 2-3 days. When it cool down completely keep in a clean dry jar. Now it's ready for serve. This pickle lasts for more than 2 yrs. So those are mango lovers can make it in large quantity.

  • 11

    It taste is like khatta - mitha aam ka achar but very unusual and demanding. Kids love this pickle.

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