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allam avakaya - mango ginger pickle
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Telugu Allam avakaya pickle| mango ginger thokku recipe

Mango ginger pickle or thokku is a much loved South Indian pickle.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Pickles
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: allam avakaya, south Indian mango ginger pickle, telugu mango ginger pickle
Servings: 20
Author: Gaurav


  • ¼ cup ginger
  • 1 cup sour raw mango
  • ½ teaspoon fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tablespoon mustard seeds
  • 2 dried red chilli
  • 1 tablespoon red chilli powder
  • ½ teaspoon asafoetida
  • 3 teaspoon salt or as per taste
  • 2 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • cup oil mustard or vegetable oil


  • Peel ginger and fine chop in food processor or grate it manually.Repeat the same with mango.
  • Dry them in a bowl along with some salt ,for 4-5 hours in hot sun.
  • Roast mustard seeds,fenugreek and red chillies in a pan and grind them once cooled.
  • Now mix all the dry ingredients.
  • Oil the jar with 2 tablespoon mustard oil.
  • Add the oil to the dry mixture along with apple cider vinegar.
  • Mix well and leave it in sun for 1 month.Mix every 10 days with a clean dry spoon.


The chilies (whole/red chilli powder) mentioned above can be adjusted as per your taste.
The vinegar mentioned above can also be omitted ,if your mangoes are very sour. Just ensure that the pickle mix has enough oil to cover it from the top.
The mustard seed mix needs to be grinded just before adding to the pickle, if you have grinded the mix in advance, keep it in an air tight jar