Sweet mango pickle (Gulyo Aap ko Achar)

I wish I had known how to make this a lone long time ago. I learnt it only when my MIL was here and I am loving it. It is the best alternative for laspsi ko achar as lapsi is not available here in Australia.

Ingredients

  • 2 kg raw Mangoes
  • 1/2 cup Regular Brown Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds
  • 3 teaspoon Oil
  • A pinch of Asafoetida (Hing)
  • A pinch of Black rock salt (Birae Nun)
  • Salt to taste

Method

  • Peel the mangoes and cut them into cubes

Sweet mango pickle (1)

  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker (use heavy bottom pan if you don’t have pressure cooker) and add fennel seeds.

Sweet mango pickle (2)

  • Add mango cubes and fry for about 5 mins.

Sweet mango pickle (3)

  • Now add the sugar, chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, asafoetida, black rock salt and salt and mix with the mango cubes.

Sweet mango pickle (4)

  • Add a cup of water and close the lid and cook till 3-5 whistle of the pressure cooker of if using a pan then cook until tender.
  • The achar is done when the mangoes become tender.
  • The achar should be thick, not runny. If it is too thin, let it boil for a while until you get the desired consistency.

Sweet mango pickle (5)

  • This is great to keep for few days in fridge.

Take care,

from nepaliaustralian

XOXO

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8 responses to “Sweet mango pickle (Gulyo Aap ko Achar)

  1. Oho this looks so mitho..I’m salivating here M 😋😋😋 I love lapsi Ko achar and didn’t knew that it can be substituted with mangoes..will give it a go too..thanks for sharing 🙏🙏😊😊

    • I really wish I knew about this before as well. I always thought mango sweet pickle will be too sweet for my liking but this one is so close to lapsi ko achar that I am making this all the time now . 🙂

  2. My dh is Bengali, so I have made gur aam…a sweet and spicy mango pickle. I don’t even know why though, because we never eat pickle. Ha!

  3. This is my favourite pickle!!!

  4. Ha! This is perfect – I just had Mango pickle in Nepal and I thought wow I must get this recipe – I will try your version – I love Pickle!!! 🙂

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