*Red chilli powder : 1/2 kg. ( 500 grams ) (preferably three mangoes chilli powder )
*Salt : 1 kg ( approxmate 800 gms to 1 kg )
*Ginger : 1/2 kg ( pealed dry ginger )
*Garlic : 1/2 kg ( Pealed )
*cumin seeds : 25 gms
*fennu greek seeds ( Methi seeds ) : 25 gms
*Mustard seeds : 50 gms
*Turmeric powder : 2 tsp
*Ground nut oil ( palli nune ) : 1 kg
*Mango pieces : 3 to 3 1/2 kgs ( cut in to medium size pieces )
For popu :
Cumin seeds : 50 gms
Mustard seeds : 50 gms
Take dry ginger, garlic in a jar and grind in to smooth paste.
Roast cumin seeds, methi seeds. Keep it a side for cooling. After cooling grind in to smooth powder.
Mustard seeds grind in to smooth powder.
Heat oil in a deep bottomed kadai, when the oil is hot add cumin seeds, mustard seeds ( cumin seeds, mustard seeds each 50 gms for popu ). Let it to crackle. Turn off the flame. Keep it a side for cooling.
Take ginger garlic paste,red chilli powder, salt , turmeric powder,Fennu greek powder, cumin seeds powder, mustard seeds powder (optional) in a dry big bowl and mix well, add popu oil, mix well.
Then add some mango pieces ( mango pieces add 4 to 5 times). Mix well. Then add some mango pieces. mix properly.Keep it aside.
Then mango pieces marinated with chilli powder and salt. After two days mix well with a dry spoon or hand.
Mango pickle is ready to serve. This is very good and tasty pickle ,this will goes well with rice n some roti's. along with some ghee.
Hmmm yummy tummy ..my mouth is watering while i was posting this recipe..let,s go n taste it...