Menthiya Manga oorugai
Mango pickle with fenugreek.
to roast and powder
dry red chillies
for the pickle
raw and fresh, diced.
( vary depend on the sourness of the mango)
In a dry pan roast the fenugreek seeds on a gentle heat. Remove and set aside.
Add the crushed dry red chillies into the same warm pan and toss around till they are slightly roasted.
Set aside to cool
Dice the mangoes and spread on a plate
Leave under bright sunlight for a day.
Add salt and mix well.
Crush the fenugreek and red chillies to a coarse mix. mix this into the now salted mangoes.
Add this into a clean sundried bottle.
Heat a pan and add the sesame oil, add the mustard seeds and let them splutter.
Add the curry leaves as the oil heats up and allow it to sizzle. Now add hing to the oil and remove from heat.
Pour this warm oil over the mango mix.
Cool and cover the bottle in an airtight fashion. Keep the bottle for two days to allow the flavours to marinate.
The mangoes will be ready on the third day for the best flavour