Aam ka chunda is a spicy, sweet, and sour mango pickle made with green raw mangoes in Gujarati style. This instant pickle goes great with summer Indian cuisine. (Step-by-Step-Recipe)
About Aam ka Chunda Recipe:
Aam ka chunda, or Keri No Chundo, is a popular Gujarati complement (pickle). It has a sweet, tangy, and spicy flavor combination that brings spice to any ordinary meal.
Traditionally Aam Chunda is made by keeping the mango-sugar mixture in a glass jar in the sun. This mixture is cooked by the strong sun of the hot Indian summers. The Aam ka chunda would be ready in a few days. This is a cooktop version, just like the murabba.
Gujarati households serve chunda as a side dish with their daily meals. It’s delicious with puris, theplas, phulkas, and even tawa paratha.
When I was making Aam ka Murabba, I made Mango chunda. Although the procedure is the same, the addition of a few spice powders to this mango preserve changes the taste. I will be sharing the recipe for Aam ka Murabba in my next post.
Why you should Make Aam ka Chunda?
We should definitely make this recipe now that mangoes are available. Here are some of the reasons why I recommend making this –
- Can be stored and consumed for a longer period
- Goes well with poori, paratha, stuffed paratha
- A great option, when you are not in the mood of making a side dish for paratha’s and poori
Looking for some more Mango Recipes?
You might want to check out some of my recipes made with raw mangoes. Do make these recipes at home until the mangoes are in the season.
Basic Ingredients Used to Make this Recipe:
Raw Green Mango: Pick ones that are dark green in color and firm to the touch and also pick the tangy mangoes, not the partially ripened ones.
Sugar: This pickle is sweetened with sugar. If you want you can use jaggery instead, or you can use a mix of both.
Other Ingredients: In addition to the above you’ll also need standard white salt, black salt, turmeric powder, Kashmiri red chili powder, and roasted cumin powder. You can adjust the amount of spices as per your taste.
Aam ka Chunda
- 1/2 Kg Mango
- 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
- 1/2 tbsp Salt
- 1/2 tsp Black Salt
- 1/2 kg Sugar
- 1/2 tsp Roasted Cumin Powder
- 1/2 tbsp Kashmiri Lal Mirch Powder
- Firstly peel, wash and grate raw mango.
- Add turmeric powder, salt, and black salt. Give it a nice mix.
- Now add sugar to it, mix well.
- Set this mixture aside for 15 minutes or until the sugar get's dissolved.
- Now cook on low flame till you get one tar chasni, keep stirring occasionally.
- Once done, switch off the flame, and let it come to the room temperature.
- Now add chili powder and cumin powder. Mix well.
- Aam Chundi is ready to serve.
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