Thursday, June 19, 2014

Sweet Mango Pickle [Galka]

              Here is another product of raw green mango quite popular in indian kitchens.It is sweet and spicy at the same time.Tastes quite well with Puri & Partha or snack like namkin Mathri/nmkin Puri.


Raw mango
Raw mangoes          2-4
Cumin seeds       1/4 tsp
Onion seeds        1/4 tsp
Fenugreek seeds  1/4tsp
Fennel seeds       1/2 tsp
Mustered seeds   1/4 tsp
Hing(Asafoetida) 1pinch                      
Turmeric Powder     1tsp                    
Red chilly powder 1/2tsp
Sugar in equal volume of
                     mango pulp
Oil {refined}         1tbsp
Mngo cubes
Salt                      1/2 tsp
Water                  2-3 cup


Peel the mango and cut into small cubes.


  •  Heat oil in a deep frying pan.
  • Add Asafoetida,stir for few seconds,then add cumin seed, fenu greek seed,mustard seed & fennel seed.
  • Mix well & fry till it turns golden brown. Lastly,add onion seeds [kalaunji]
  • Add mango cubes,turn over with a spoon for 1 minute. 
  • Add turmeric powder,red chilli powder and salt,mix well.


  • Cook mango mixture with lid closed on low flame till tender & looking like transparent.
  • Add whole quantity of sugar & water.
  • Stirring the mixure
  • Mix and cook on high flame.
  • Keep stirring till the sugar syrup turns slightly thick and dark brown.
  • Test its thickness by dropping from a height little over the pan as shown in the image.
  • Close the flame and keep aside for cooling.

Testing thickness
           Your mango sweet pickle is ready.
Keep the pickle in a dry Jar which may be kept in the fridge.
  [ Note: If so liked,it may be prepared in larger quantity and stored in fridge for a longer shelf life.]   

Sweet Mango Pickle [Galka]



  1. Mouth watering..I love having mango pickle anytime of the day..

    1. Thanks Ranita ji,my family members are just crazy about it.

  2. Hi Maniparna,thisitem is really tasty,even in winters it tastes good.