Indian RecipesRecipes IndianNon-Veg Recipes
Search Recipe:  
Recipe Home

Recent Additions

Indian Recipes : Avakai Recipe
Avakai is a popular pickle recipe, from South India. Learn how to make/prepare Avakai by following this easy recipe.

Avakai Recipe
Preparation Time
480 Minutes
Cooking Time
7200 Minutes
10.0 / 10 ( 1 votes)
Recipe Type

• 25 Mangoes (raw)
• 250 g Mustard Powder
• 250 g Salt
• 5 Garlic Pods
• 250 g Chili Powder
• 1 tbsp Turmeric Powder
• 500 ml Oil
How to make Avakai:
Without removing the skin, chop the mangoes into big pieces.
Spread out the pieces on a piece of cloth and let them dry overnight.
Mix mustard powder, chili powder, garlic pods and turmeric powder with oil, to make a thick masala.
In a dry, clean glass jar, spread a layer of mangoes followed by a layer of masala
Repeat the same for the remaining mangoes.
Close the jar tightly and keep aside for 4 to 5 days.
After five days, open the jar and mix the pickle with a dry spoon. Close the lid.
Avakai is ready!
Serve with rice and ghee.

  Recipe Reviews
it is important to know the weight of the mangoes than the number. Otherwise the method is right
Submitted by: geetha
posted : 09-Apr-2013 04:35 AM

Recipe of the Month
Gujia is a popular sweet dish of north India. Gujia recipe is associated with...

Holi Recipes
more »

Indobase has a vast collection of lip-smacking nutritious recipes. These quick and easy recipes will help you prepare healthy, wholesome meal for both kids and adults. For calorie conscious people we have a special category of microwave recipes to help prepare low cal and low fat cuisine. Enjoy tasty and delicious food by trying out our variety of recipes.