Freshly made from raw mangoes and spiced with red chili powder and asafetida, Mango pickle is a fabulous must try Vishu recipe.


  • Raw mango – 2, peel roughly removed
  • Red chili powder – 1 tsp
  • Salt – to taste
  • Sesame seed oil – 2 tsp
  • Asafetida – a pinch
  • Mustard seeds – ½ tsp

How to Cook

  1. Finely chop the roughly peeled mango.
  2. Transfer chopped mango into a mixing bowl or a bowl wherein you can shake and toss the mango pieces with spices.
  3. Sprinkle salt and add red chili powder to mango pieces and toss well to ensure even coating.
  4. Place a small frying pan on medium to high heat.
  5. Add sesame seed oil and heat to piping hot. Add mustard seeds and allow to splutter.
  6. Turn off and swish in a little asafetida. Pour the seasoning atop seasoned mangoes and toss well.
  7. Mango pickle is ready to be enjoyed.