Yellow Cucumber Pickle


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Ingredients:

  • Yellow Cucumber – 1
  • Salt – one or two spoons
  • Turmeric powder
  • chilli powder
  • garlic
  • Mustard seeds powder
  • Oil
  • Fenugreek powder

Procedure :

  • Take the yellow cucumber and wash it nicely. cut into small pieces for pickle.
  • add turmeric powder, salt and mix well and leave it covered for 2-3 days.
  • after 3 days, take a pan and add oil, mustard seeds powder and fry the cut cucumber pieces and mix well.
  • now add chilli powder, fenugreek powder and cook until the rawness in cucumber pieces disappears.
  • let it cool and store it 🙂
  • if you refrigerate, it stays fresh for 6 months.

Mango Jaggery Aavakaya


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Ingredients :

  • Raw Mangoes – 12
  • Salt – 150- 200 grams (as needed )
  • Chilli Powder – 150 grams
  • Sesame seeds powder – 200 grams
  • Jaggery – 2 Kgs
  • Methi – 2 table spoon
  • Lavanga ( cloves ) – 12
  • Pepper – 1 spoon full.
  • Garlic – 100 grams

Procedure :

  • wipe all mangoes with dry cloth, cut each mango into 8 pieces.
  • add salt+turmeric to those pieces, and keep aside for 3 days.
  • Liquid will float over it after it,please discard the liquid.
  • then, add the remaining ingredients and mix nicely.
  • keep it in sun for 2 days in closed condition ( or with a cloth tied to container mouth  )
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  • Once it is dried, it stays fresh for atleast 1 year.
  • Enjoy traditional Andhra Style mango jaggery aavakaya !!