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April 27, 2010

Easy Mango Thokku Recipe - Raw Mango Pickle Recipes

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Mango thokku recipe

Mango thokku is a very simple yet finger licking n delicious side dish for curd rice.I learnt this recipe from my MIL.Before marriage,I had tasted Andhra mango thokku recipe from my friends.But after marriage,when I saw my MIL making homemade mangai thokku very easily and quickly with less oil,I was amazed. But its of Tamil nadu style. Its a great side dish for curd rice and even chapathi too,This is one of the must try Mango recipes in this season.Roasted and powdered methi seeds and Asafetida/Hing ( I used SSP Asafetida) are the star ingredients for any pickle recipe.So don’t skip it.Try this authentic Tamil nadu style mango thokku recipe and relish it with curd rice. I have also uploaded a full video recipe below.Please check it.Lets see how to make this delicious Raw Mango thokku recipe.

Mango thokku recipe - video 

Mango thokku

Mango thokku recipe-Mangai Thokku

Mango thokku recipe-Mangai Thokku Easy mango thokku recipe - Best side dish for curd rice
Cuisine: Indian
Category: Pickle
Serves: 1 cup
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cook time: 15 Minutes
Total time: 25 Minutes

1 cup - 200ml
  • Raw mango – 1/2 kg ( I used 1 big sized mango of 1/2 kg) OR Grated raw mango - 2.5 cups
  • Red chilli powder - 2.5 - 3 tsp
  • Methi seeds – 1 tsp ( dry roast & grind to a powder)
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  • SSP Hing / Asafetida – 1/2 tsp
  • Jaggery – Big gooseberry size (adjust based on tanginess of mango)
  • Salt – As needed
To temper
  • Sesame / Gingely oil – 4 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  • Wash the raw mango.No need to peel the skin.Grate the mango using a grater. Set aside.

  • Dry roast the methi seeds in a kadai till it turns golden brown and powder it nicely.
  • In a wide mouthed kadai,add 3 tbsp of sesame oil.Put the grated mango & required salt to it. Saute well till it becomes soft.Cover and cook the mangoes for sometime in very low flame.

  • After the mango is cooked well,add the turmeric powder, red chilly powder, hing/Asafetida and jaggery.Mix well and saute for sometime till raw smell goes off.As u mix,thokku will start to leave the sides of kadai.
  • Lastly add the roasted methi seeds powder,mix it and switch off the flame.
  • Temper with mustard seeds using a tbsp of sesame oil. Once the thokku cools down , store it in an air tight container.Refrigerate and preserve for months.
Enjoy with curd rice !

Enjoy this finger licking mango thokku with curd rice.Tastes yummy !


  1. I so much wish i could grab the pot , then i will have for long. Drol.

  2. Loved the mango thokku. I made another batch of thokku yesterday. Love to have with anything n everything :):)

  3. Gosh, I want this too.
    I must study this recipe carefully to find the spices.
    Awesome x

  4. i love thokku and this one looks delicious..

  5. Thanks for the tips, useful indeed!!

  6. I love mango only if its pickled like these,love it :) Wish to have some with thayir sadam ;)

  7. wow!!!!!!!!!! yummy.My son keeps mango pickle with any dish he eats.

  8. Mango pickle my favorite !!mouthwatering.. Once my friend prepared this and gave it..You will not believe we finished it 2 days...hehehehe

  9. Looks gr8....I can eat this with anything..

  10. what a delicous mango thokku..really liked the color..feel to taste a spponful of this mangothokku..yummy yummy ..thanks for sharing this recipe

  11. I cannot believe you made that by yourself!! Good job girl!!

  12. Hmmmm..... Very mouthwatering & chatpata is the look.... Very tangy..... Loved that prep..... I would love to taste that..... Hugs)))


  13. Nice to see ur post dear!!!
    Mango thokku looks lovely dear!!!
    Nice click :-)

  14. Slurppp!!tangy mango thokku looks truly divine..

  15. Such a great information about mangoes. We also prepare it in a similar way. Picture is drool worthy

  16. Wonderful thokku.. looks very tempting.. :)

  17. Nice picture Chitra...I too love this thokku, posted my version last week :)

  18. My most favorite thokku. The picture itself makes me drool. If this pickle is there, I wont need any side dish:) Btw, we too prepare the same way, but we do the grating. Yours look absolutely tasty.

  19. Tangy & yum, i have never prepared this at home, looks nice, will try this one

  20. I love Mango thokku,esp if paired with some curd rice..:)

  21. Loooooooooooks sooo yummy....

  22. இப்பயே எடுத்து சாப்டணும் போல இருக்கு சித்ரா.அருமை.

  23. Many thanks for your recipe.
    Its now posted and with a link back to Ratatouille - Any one can cook.
    Wishing you a great week ♥


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