8 cups of cut mango
1 cup salt
1 cup redchilli powder.(The one used was not dark enough)
1 cup mustard powder
1/8 cup toasted ground methi
Garlic(peeled and cut into big pieces) as per taste.
Gingelly Oil(to soak the cut mango mixtures head)
For the tadka
Few spoons of gingelly oil
mustard seeds(as needed)
1.Cut the mangoes into medium size pieces.
2.Add in salt,red chilli powder,mustard powder,methi,and garlic.
3.Add the oil.The entire mixture should e soaked in oil.So you need more oil.
4.Make the tadka and pour it into the mixture.
4.Stir with a spatula nicely and transfer it to a dry,closed glass container.
5.Keep it undisturbed for 4 to 5 days.
6.Then give a good stir with the dry spatula.The pickle is ready.Keep it away from wet hand,it will be safe for months.
I never thought that the pickle making would be so easy.The pickle was so yumm with Thayir sadham ;).Click for Thayir Sadham recipe
The measurement cups used here are not any standard cups.Use any cup for measuring but use the same cup for measuring all the ingredients including the mango.