Halwai June 22, 2019


• 1 kg – tender Mango
• 1 cup – salt
• 100 gm – chilli powder
• 1.5 tsp – Turmeric powder
• 4 tbsp – gingili oil
• 2 tbsp – mustard seeds.


  1. Wash the vadumangaai and clean dry with a cloth.
  2. Place the mangoes in an earthen pot, add turmeric powder, oil and salt and shake the mangoes well for the mixture to mix with the vadumangaai and keep it for a day
  3. Powder mustard seeds and mix it with the red chilli powder and add to the vadumangaai.
  4. Stir the mangoes with a wooden spoon twice a day for 5-6 days.
  5. Do not add any water but as days go by water will precipitate.
  6. Serve after a week.
  7. Recipe courtesy: Subbu’s Kitchen

Recipe courtesy of Subbalakshmi Ranganathan