Mango season everywhere. Usually I make Mangothokku , mavadu and cut mango pickle.This time i tasted in my friends house this sweet and sour pickle, thought of making and found the recipe. it tastes so yummmm and we can have with roti, dosa, bread even with marie biscuit.
Mangoes - 2 cups, grated
Turmeric powder - 3/4 tsp
Sugar - 1 3/4 cups
Cloves - 3-4
Cinnamon stick - 2
Bay leaf - 2
Red chili powder - 3 tsp
Roasted cumin powder - 1 tsp
Salt - to taste
Place grated mangoes in a bowl, add tumeric powder and salt and set aside for an hour.
The mixture will leave water. Place this mixture in a muslin cloth and tie it at a height , it will leave water, leave it for 30 minutes.
Remove the grated mango to a wide bottomed vessel and add sugar.
Tie a muslin cloth on top of the vessel and place in the sun week or till the sugar is completed melted and becomes a sticky syrup.
At the end of each day, bring the vesesl indoors and place a lid.
Next day, stir the mixture with a clean, moisture free ladle and place it back in the sun by covering with a cloth.
Once the mixture reaches a sticky syrup (double string consistency), add red chili powder, roasted cumin powder, cloves, bay leaf and cinnamon and mix well.
The pickle is ready for consumption.Store it in a airtight container.