2 medium raw mangoes
3 tbsp. salt
1 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
1 tbsp. red chilli powder
1/4 tsp. asafoetida
1 tbsp. coarsely crushed mustard seeds
1/2 tsp. nigella seeds (optional)
Chop mangoes into big (1″) chunks.
Discard seeds. Sprinkle 1 tbsp. Salt and 1/2 tsp. Turmeric.
Rub to coat all pieces, place aside for 3-4 hours.
Put in a colander to drain out water.
Spread on a clean absorbent cloth for 2 hours.
Take piece in a large bowl.
Sprinkle all other ingredients and toss to blend evenly.
Put pieces in a clean glass jar, keep aside.
Allow to mature for two days in a clean dry corner.
Shake jar daily. Refrigerate.