How to make Kadugu Maangai -

Hot and sweet baby mango pickle

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Raw mangoes (कच्चे आम),

Cuisine : Andhra

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys

Kadugu Maangai

Kadugu Maangai Recipe Card


The cuisine of Andhra Pradesh is reputedly the spiciest of all Indian cuisine. Foods include both the original spicy Andhra cooking and Muslim-influenced Hyderabadi cuisine. Rice is the staple diet and is used in a wide variety of ways.
Hyderabadi cuisine is influenced by the Muslim population, which arrived in Andhra centuries ago. Much of the cuisine revolves around meat. It is rich and aromatic, with a liberal use of exotic spices, ghee, nuts and dry fruits.

Prep Time : 2-3days

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet and Sour

Ingredients for Kadugu Maangai Recipe

  • Raw mangoes small and tender 1/2 kilograms

  • Salt 4 tablespoons

  • Powdered sugar 2 tablespoons

  • Red chilli powder 5 tablespoons

  • Mustard powder 1 tablespoon

  • Oil 4 tablespoons


Step 1

Wash, peel and cut mangoes into half. Put mangoes in a jar. Add salt and sugar and put them in the sun for four to five days When the mangoes have absorbed all the salt and sugar, add red chilli powder and mustard powder and mix well.

Step 2

Heat oil to smoking point. Take off the heat and let it cool completely. Add the oil to the mangoes. Mix well. Store the above in an airtight container.

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