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December 26, 2013


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maa--inji pickle 
I love maa inji a lot. Basically I love ginger based recipes like ginger pachadi,Puli inji(kerala style) very much. So this mango ginger is no exception. Actually I wanted to post maa inji thokku, but before that I thought of sharing this simple & easy maa inji pickle, my MIL’s version. I tried two different methods and shared the same.Try whichever u like.Both can be made easily with simple ingredients.Its a great accompaniment for curd rice and dal rice

Maa inji pickle

Maa inji/Mango ginger pickle

Maainji recipes  Easy,instant maa inji pickle for curd rice
Cuisine: Indian
Category: Pickles
Serves: Serves 2
Prep time: 5 Minutes
Cook time: 3 Minutes
Total time: 8 Minutes

Version 1
  • Mango ginger/Maa inji - 100 gms ( 5 big finger sized pieces)
  • Lemon juice - 1 tbsp
  • Green chillies - 2-3 nos
  • Hing/Asafetida - A pinch
  • Salt - as needed
Version 2
  • Maa inji - 100 gms
  • Lemon juice - 1 tbsp
  • Red chilli powder- 1 tsp
  • Hing/Asafetida - A big pinch
  • Dry Roasted & powdered methi seeds-1/4 tsp
  • Salt - as needed
To temper(for both versions)
  • Gingely oil - 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Hing - A pinch

  • Wash and peel the skin of mango ginger.Chop into small roundels(u can also chop it finely).
  • To this add finely chopped green chillies,hing,salt and lemon juice.Mix n serve !
Version 2
  • Wash and peel the skin of mango ginger.Chop into small roundels.
  • Add the chilli powder,salt,methi powder,lemon juice..
Maa inji uruguai
Finally temper for both the versions.Give a standing time of 30 minutes before serving.

Serve with curd rice and enjoy !
mango ginger red

For variations,u can chop mango ginger finely. Tempering is also optional.

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Laxmipriya said...

my mom used to make this every season.. looks too good..u r tempting me a lot with all those authentic and tasty recipes..:) keep going..

Unknown said...

Looks it..

jaya's recipes said...

yummy with curd rice nice recipes

Shama Nagarajan said...

drooling pickle

great-secret-of-life said...

my fav too.. looks yum

Sayantani Mahapatra Mudi said...

love mango ginger but hardly get it here. the pickle looks wonderful.

Nargis Aara said...

Wow :) this is something I love! my grandfathers frnd used to send this pickle from andhra :)

Priya said...

Love this pickle .But i cant eat normal ginger .missing those here....parcel me some plz

Sangeetha Priya said...

I love this maa inji, missing it badly. delicious urugai!!!

Vanamala Hebbar said...

Superb !!

Vikis Kitchen said...

Pickle looks yummy and mouthwatering recipe !

Sailaja Damodaran said...

Perfect with curd rice....

asianlite6 said...

My granny n mom makes this with maa inji n green pepper with lime juice..yummy it will be...:)