Mango Thokku

Am a big fan of mangoes too. I have many raw mango sitting in my refrigerator ( now too !! ) waiting to use in a good way. My garlic pickle is finished and I had to make something for the pickle , while having chitchat with Savi , told her am gonna make thokku with mango. Instantly she asked me to grind the mango instead of grating and assured  it's a big hit everytime anyone makes it. Yep, sure it is.. This is one such pickle where everyone wants to lick the spoon and have it as such ..



Ingredients :

Mango -- 1 no. , Medium sized
Turmeric powder -- a pinch
Dry red chillies -- 4 to 5 nos . (acc to taste)
Jaggery -- 1 to 1 1/2 tbsp Jaggery , powdered ( acc to taste )
Salt -- 1/2 tsp
Fenugreek seeds -- 1/2 tsp

For seasoning :

Oil -- 1/4 cup ( preferably sesame oil )
Mustard seeds -- 1/4 tsp
Hing -- a pinch




Method :

  • Dry roast the fenugreek seeds and grind to a fine powder.
  • Peel the mango and cut into chunks . Grind the mango along with the dry red chillies using very little water and make a paste.
  • Heat a tsp of oil and do the seasoning with mustard seeds and the hing. Dump in the ground mango paste, salt and scald well. Add the turmeric powder and mix well.
  • Keep on stirring the mixture over medium low flame and add oil in between.
  • Stir the mixture continuously until it starts leaving out the oil.
  • Add the fenugreek seeds powder at this stage and scald well. Keep the thokku in the low heat for a minute without disturbing so that it gets infused .
  • Finally add the powdered jaggery . Mix well to combine. Again let it set in the heat for a minute or so before switching off.
  • Transfer the mixture to a container / bottle once warm and njoy with curd rice.


Sending this entry to PICKLE EVENT / MELA  happening at Hima's snackaroma ..

Note :
  • Adding oil is must if u want ur thokku to stay many days
  • Stays good even @ room temperature if u use a clean spoon everytime.
  • U may also refrigerate to stay for months..
  • U may also grate the mango and do the same way.
  • If u feel sesame oil is bitter, add half sesame oil and half cooking oil.

Happy eating guys,

34 comments:

  1. aaaah.. spicy, juicy and yummy.. looks so rich in color..
    ammaandbaby.blogspot.com/

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  2. This is our family's favourite and I used to prepare it whenever I get mangoes.

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  3. flavourful combination delicious with rice

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  4. Wow this is Awesome dear,luks so tempting...

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  5. Thokku looks too yummy! Bringing some "thachu mum-mum" and coming over :))

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  6. Delicious combination and looks so tempting !!

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  7. Looks spicy and mouth-watering!! Love to have them with curd rice..

    Valar
    http://valarskitchen-basics.blogspot.com/

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  8. Mango pickle looks to be very spicy and tangy. Simply loved the color of it.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  9. ahhh spicy love it my hubbys fav...will try it this weekend!!!

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  10. wow...what a delicious pickle dear...absolutely loved it !

    http://onlyfishrecipes.blogspot.com/

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  11. Yummy and tangy thokku.. looks awesome.. thanks for sharing !!

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  12. Ahh- the color is to die for- I can finish the whole jar in one go.. lol :))))

    US Masala

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  13. mouthwatering mango thokku..i am big fan of it.pls pass the jar to me..

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  14. Omg, i want to relish some spoons of this irresistible thokku,just drooling..

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  15. Spicy & mouthwatering!!! Im drooling looking at the pics!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  16. slurrp...mouthwatering pickle!!

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  17. My God... Please pass me some. Cant resist

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  18. Lovely clicks...even i am a big thokku fan..You can always find a bottle of Priya's sitting in my fridge....

    I love the way you have put it in a bottle...reminds me of mom and her pickles.

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  19. Wow looks awesome dear,makes me drool.

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  20. lovely colour- thokku looks sooooooooooooooo yum !

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  21. Bookmarked right-away....Too good to be missed... Wow... My DH loves pickles and I am gonna try this since the season is around the corner...

    http://krithiskitchen.blogspot.com
    Herbs & Flowers in my Platter - Coriander/Cilantro

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  22. Mango thokku looks delicious yummy.

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  23. i just love it......grinding the mango is a nice idea

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  24. I make this every summer!...can't wait to make it again!...very tempting!
    Smitha
    Smitha's Spicy Flavors

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  25. This is my favourite thokku! Very spicy and tasty!

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  26. Thia ia just melting.. I can have tons with curd rice!!!

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  27. yummmmm, can have with Thair Sadam anytime:-)

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  28. MMMM I love this spicy pickle. Now Im craving it!

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