Mango Pickle – Achali ya Embe


Mango Pickle

Mango Pickle

  • 2 to 3 large green mangos
  • 1 tsp. whole black pepper
  • 1 tsp. whole cumin seeds
  • 12 whole cardamom seeds
  • 2 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp. chopped habanera peppers
  • 1½ tsp. sea salt
  • 1½ cup water
  • 1?3 cup vegetable or olive oil


  1. Wash the mangos and cut into small, thin pieces. Arrange on a biscuit baking pan or cutting board, put next to stove or outside under the shade until dries.It can take up to a week to dry.
    Cut up fresh green mango

    Cut up fresh green mango

    Dried green Mango pieces

    Dried green Mango pieces

  2. Put them in a big jar with a tight lid.
  3. Heat the oil in a pan, then add black pepper, cumin seeds, and cardamom, and stir for 1 minute. Add turmeric powder and habanera peppers and continue to cook, stirring for a few seconds.
  4. Add salt and water. Mix until salt dissolves then turn of the heat.
  5. Pour the mixture into the jar that have dried mangos, cover the jar tightly, and put next to your stove for 3 day before use. (shake the jar at least once a day to mix the pickles inside.
  6. Store in the refrigerator


  3 comments for “Mango Pickle – Achali ya Embe

  1. January 29, 2014 at 10:11 PM

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  2. October 24, 2013 at 2:35 AM

    Wow. Unimaginable for me coming from South Africa but looking at the Mango Pickle wets my appetite. Looks like I’m going to have so much fun here in Tanzania.

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