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Instant Raw Mango Pickle

Meenakshi J
This Raw Mango pickle recipe is perfect for beginners, working people, and those looking for a quick procedure to make tasty and delicious south-Indian mango pickle. The recipe also caters to vegans and gluten-sensitive people.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Course Pickles, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian, South-Indian, Tamil, Tamizh
Servings 4 Bowls
Calories 1 kcal


  • Wok / Kadai / Frying Pan
  • Spatula


  • 5-6 Medium Sized Green raw mangoes ( Wash them thoroughly in saline water/ vinegar / baking soda mixed water. Then pat dry. Chop them into small cubes )
  • 1/4 Cup Red chilli powder ( Reduce the quantity to lessen the spicy taste )
  • 1/3 Cup Table Salt
  • 3 tbsp Sesame Oil (Gingely oil / Til Oil ) ( Refrain from using Olive oil )
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder


  • 1 tbsp Sesame oil
  • 1 tsp Fenugreek Seeds / Fenugreek Powder ( Check the video that also has steps to make fenugreek powder )
  • 1/2 tsp Asafoetida ( Hing)


  • Place a thick bottomed pan/wok on the stove at low flame.
  • Add 3 tbsp of oil into the pan/ wok.
  • When the oil is hot, add mustard seeds. Allow it to splutter.
  • Now, add the chopped raw mangoes into the pan.
  • Mix the mango pieces well with the oil and mustard seeds. Allow it to become a little soft and mushy.
  • Once the mango pieces become tender and mushy, add 1/4 cup red chilli powder, 1/2 tsp turmeric powder and 1/3 cup salt.
  • Mix well and switch off the flame. Mango pickle is almost ready!


  • Place a small wok (kadai) on low flame. Add  1 tbsp of sesame oil and warm it a bit.
  • Add a teaspoon of fenugreek powder and 1/2 tsp of asafoetida to the oil.
    Allow it to get fried in the oil for a few seconds. 
  • Give a gentle stir. When frothy bubbles start appearing, switch off the flame.
  • Pour this mixture onto the mango pickle and mix gently.
  • Transfer this instant Mango pickle to a ceramic jar with a lid.
  • Voila ! Instant south-Indian Raw Mango pickle is ready.



The video on our YouTube channel, Flavours and Tones has 'Tips and Tricks' to make a pickle. Watch it for detailed procedures and recipes.
Keyword Indian Cooking, Instant Cooking, instant recipe, Raw Mango Pickle, south-Indian, Tamizh cuisine, Vegan Recipe, Vegetarian Recipe, சமையல், தமிழ், மாந்காய் ஊறூகாய்