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. Looks delicious...perfect for curd rice!

  3. Hi ,

    I'm Punitha of

    Manga inji pickle looks delicious!!!

    mouth watering...

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    and give your valuable comments....

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


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