Sunday, September 15, 2013

Kadumanga Achar - An Onam Delicacy

Wish you all a very happy and prosperous onam.

Kadumanga Achar

This spicy and tangy pickle is a must have in Kerala Sadya menu and is very popular too...

Ingredients :

  1. Raw mango(cut into small cubes) : 2
  2. Ginger (julienned) : a medium size piece
  3. Garlic (sliced ) : 10
  4. Red chilly powder : 3 tsp
  5. Fenugreek powder : 1/2 tsp
  6. Mustard powder ; 1/4 tsp
  7. Vinegar : 1 tsp
  8. Salt
  9. Gingelly oil: 1 tbsp

Method :

  • Mix the cubed mango pieces with salt and set aside for 8-9 hours.
  • Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds.
  • After spluttering , add ginger and garlic and saute well.(do not saute till brown colour)
  • Add the powders,salt,.1/4 cup of water and allow to boil (low flame).
  • While boiling add the mango pieces and combine well.
  • Cook till,the water get evaporates and the mango pieces are coated well with the gravy.
  • Switch off the flame and add vinegar.
Linking this to Foodabulous Fest Event of Simply Tadka organised by The Big Sweet Tooth 


  1. Achar ugran! Anytime I make here my daughter will finish off in two days so I add less chili powder.

    1. Thanks da...This is the first time I make it..My son also likes it very much

  2. Wow, looks lip smackingly tempting Shahina.. Gollam :)