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Sweet and Sour Launji

Sweet and Sour Launji
Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time

10-15 minutes

As desired
An instant pickle is usually prepared in every home in summer season. It's sweet and sour taste enjoys with daal chawal and vegetables. It's also eaten with parathas in breakfast.
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  • Raw mango/kaire ½ kg
  • Cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • Mustard seed 1 tsp
  • Nigella seeds 1 tsp
  • Chili flakes 2 tsp or to taste
  • Chili powder 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander seed (ground) 2 tbsp
  • Aniseed ½ tsp (optional)
  • Coriander powder 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Sugar 3-4 tbsp
  • Oil ½ cup
  • Water ½ cup

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Cooking Directions

  1. Wash raw mangoes and cut in to long pieces along with peel.

  2. Heat oil, add cumin seed and nigella seed, crackle them.

  3. Add sliced raw mangoes and stir spoon for 2 minutes and add chili flakes, coriander seeds, and aniseed, mustard seed, coriander powder, chili powder, turmeric and salt, also add 1/4 cup of water and cover to tenderize for 4-5 minutes.

  4. When tenderized add sugar and mix.

  5. Ready to serve with rice, daal and vegetables.

  6. Note: If you do not like raw mango with peel in launji then you can peel the skin off.

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  1. Shiraz, Nigella seeds also Known as Kalonji, onion seeds. Having an elegant shape and jet black color also makes it a popular decorative spice for tossing onto naan and savory biscuits or pastries.They may be added to any type of vegetable curry , daal etc..

    on Feb 23 2014 5:21PM Report Abuse KHANAPAKANA SUPPORT TEAM
  2. what is "nigella-seeds"? kindly guide us, thanks.

    on Feb 23 2014 11:15AM Report Abuse ASHEGHE SHIRAZ

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