Chundo - Gujarati Pickle made with raw mangoes. This recipe is to make a mouth watering spicy pickle.
* Raw Mangoes (Peeled and shredded) - 1 kg
* Mustard Oil - 250ml
* Turmeric Powder - 2 tsp
* Onion Seeds crushed(Kalonji) - 2 tsp
* Sauf (Fennel Seeds),half crushed - 2 tsp
* Red Chilli Powder - 3 tbsp
* Cumin Powder (roasted & ground) - 3 tbsp
* Sugar - 1 kg
* Salt - 1 tbsp
Take a big bowl and mix raw mangoes, mustard oil, salt, turmeric powder,onion seeds and sauf together with your hands. Keep it aside for 2 to 3 hours.
After 2 hours add sugar, mix well, transfer the contents to a glass Jar and keep aside for a day. Stir the mixture twice during the day.
Keep the Jar covered with a muslin cloth in the sun for a week. At night keep the Jar inside. Before returning the jar to the sun in the mornings, stir once and retie the cloth.
On the eight day, add red chilli powder and cumin powder. Mix well, cover the Jar and return to the sun for another 2 days.
Store the pickle in a dry airtight glass jar. Stir once every 15 days and use it for a period of 2 months.
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