Avakai Recipe

Avakai Recipe
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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
Rating 10.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 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.

Reviews and Ratings:
geetha posted 09/04/2013
it is important to know the weight of the mangoes than the number. Otherwise the method is right