Maa inji oorukai / mango ginger pickle

Written by: 7aumsuvai

I am back home after a short trip to Quebec. On the way we visited Ottawa the capital city of Canada. Also while returning from Quebec city we have taken a city tour at Montreal, QC. The weather was good throughout the trip and we really enjoyed it. I would like to share some pictures soon.
Maa inji / Mango ginger is a plant of the ginger family and is closely related to turmeric. They are very similar to ginger but have a raw mango taste. They are used in making pickles in south India. Here comes the instant mango ginger pickle with simple ingredients.

Mango ginger pickle


      • 1 cup – Maa inji / mango ginger ( chop in to circles)
      • 3 or 4 nos – Green chilies (chopped finely)
      • 1/2 tsp – Red chili powder (optional)
      • 2 tbsp – Lemon juice
      • Salt to taste


      • 2 tsp – Sesame oil
      • 1/4 tsp – Mustard seeds
      • 2 pinch – Asafoetida

Mango ginger pickle process

Mango ginger pickle

Preparation method:

  1. Peel the skin of the mango ginger using a peeler,wash it and pat dry.Chop it into thin circles or you can chop them finely or any of your choice.
  2. Take a wide bowl, add chopped mango ginger, green chillies, lemon juice, salt and red chilli powder; mix everything well.
  3. Season with the items given for seasoning, mix well and store in an airtight container in the fridge. Use after a day or two and serve with curd rice.

Mango ginger pickle


  • Red chilli powder is totally an optional ingredient.


  1. very interesting and quick to make instant pickle..

  2. sounds yummy and diff combo..

  3. Looks delicious...perfect for curd rice!

  4. Hi ,

    I'm Punitha of

    Manga inji pickle looks delicious!!!

    mouth watering...

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    and give your valuable comments....

  5. I feel that aroma till here.. Lovely.


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