Raw Mango and Garlic Chutney

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Before I say goodbye to Mango season here is my take on Raw Mango and Garlic Chutney with dash of spices… Tangy and spicy ingredients give perfect taste to this simple yet lip-smacking chutney. Inspired from one of the awesome blog the secret ingredient. Seeing the pictures in her blog I just can’t stop and wanted to give it a try. To add some spicy flavors added star anise, fennel seeds and cinnamon.

 This tangy and spicy chutney goes well with toast, nachos. I had it with bhakri and loved it !! Try out and let me know how it turned out for you.

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Mango Magic Contest Recipe – Instant mango Hindi

Instant mango Hindi by Lalitha Kamath S for #pkmangomagic recipe contest.

lalitha kamat S entry

Summer is known for Mango season and we can prepare anything and everything out of it’s tangy- sweet taste. One among them is pickle. Raw mango is commonly known for pickle. Here is presenting mouth watering simple pickle, which is known as HINDI which can be prepared instantly.

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Mango Magic Contest Recipe – Mango Onion Tangy Chutney

Mango Onion Tangy Chutney by  Kalpana Mehta for #pkmangomagic recipe contest.

kalpana mehta entry

Summers are directly proportionate to mangoes, and what a way to start with a tick… ticking mango  chutney.

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Oil Free Instant Sweet Mango Pickle/ Khata Meetha Aam Ka Achaar

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Pickles and traditional cuisines always remind me of my grand mom. She was no doubt the most amazing cook and a wonderful person. This khata meetha aam ka achaar is the most awaited thing in mango seasons we all kids look forward to in the mango season. Sharing here one of my favorite recipe from my grand mom’s kitchen. This is instant pickle recipe and no oil is used here. Try this out and do share your feedback.

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Mango Pickle / Aam Ka Achaar

Another best thing about summers, apart from ice creams is MANGO!! Yes this is the season when we make different variety of mango pickles, mango chutney etc. Here is the mango pickle recipe passed down by my grandmother and my mom still continues to make in the same process…yummy delicious mango pickle. I have made my best efforts to write the tips she gave to achieve the perfect same result.


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Instant Aam Ka Choonda / Gujarati Style Sweet Mango Pickle


I recall some of my favorite mango pickles I grew up eating. Being gujrati pickles and chutneys are something we have it everyday and in different varieties. My paternal grandmother is known to have variety of pickle recipes in her prime! These include classics like Chundo, a hot and sweet grated raw mango pickle with the consistency of marmalade, thick and chunky with shreds of mango, spicy mango cubes. Murrabbo and gorkeri are my other favorites. My grandmother’s instant version of Chundo was the best I had ever tasted. That Divine taste of saffron takes me back to my childhood days….

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Coconut – Peanut Chutney

Coconut - Peanut Chutney

Usually we have a north Indian breakfast like poha, upma, theplas etc every morning but when I have to make idlis or dosas it should definitely have coconut chutney ….Here is an easy peasy chutney recipe that goes well with soft idlis and crisp dosas and vadas.It contains gram dal, fresh coriander and small amount of curd too (if you don’t have curd you can add fresh lemon juice).

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