In a medium microwave safe bowl, mix cucumber, salt, onion, mustard seeds, white sugar, distilled white vinegar, celery seed and turmeric. Microwave on high 7 to 8 minutes, stirring twice, until cucumbers are tender and onion is translucent.Allow to cool and transfer to sterile containers. Seal and chill in the refrigerator until serving
Mango pickles come in a wide variety. One very popular variety is the avakaya pickle, which is very popular in the State of Andhra Pradesh and is exported in large quantities all over..This is how you make it: mango peices are cut with the kernel and the skin intact as shown in the clip.. wash them thoroughly in salt water and air dry them ( indoors, under a fan ). boil about half a kg of ground nut oil or sesme seed oil and turn off the flame / heat and add about 100 to 200 gms of yellow mustard seeds ( fenugreek ) and allow it to cool down to room temerature. mix the masala into a paste in the following ratio: for every 6 kgs of mango peices.. 1 kg or red chilli powder ( pickle variety, guntur ), 1 kg of black mustard seed powder, 1.5 kgs of non iodised salt, and 1.5 kgs of groundnut oil ( other than the one already boiled with fenugreek seeds ) . into this paste of masala, add handfuls of mango peices in a smaller container, and mix thoroughly so that the masala coats the peices; stack these coated peices of mango in a suitable non corrosive ( such as glass, glazed earthenware or food grade polycarbonate containers ) when fully stacked, add about 2 liters of clean water and the cooled oil, close the lid tight and leave to pickle; pickleing wil take about 10 days, but you have to take out the pickes into another container and thoroughly mix them every three days.. when fully pickled, the pickle will have layer of oil floating on top and the mango peices will have shrunk … Video Rating: 4 / 5
Watch this video from Kerala tourism development corporation about the preparation of cut mango achar. This is one of the simplest method of preparation and it takes less than 15 minutes to make tasty cut mango achar.