Mango Ginger Pickle- Maa Inji

Mango Ginger Pickle

Mango Ginger Pickle is a simple and easy pickle recipe. Mango Ginger also called as Maa inji in Tamil. Whenever needed, toss in some pickle powder, season it..that's it, you all set to go this zingy dish.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 40 servings
Calories 27kcal
Author Sujatha Muralidhar


  • 250 Grams Mango Ginger / Maa Inji
  • 1/4 Cup Garlic  
  • 8 Lemon  
  • 4 tbsp Salt or as required
  • 1/4 Cup Sesame seed oil
  • 2 tsp Black Mustard
  • 4 tbsp Pickle Powder or as required


  • Peel the skin of mango ginger, and chop them finely. Add lemon juice, chopped garlic and salt. Keep aside for a day by stirring them occasionally. The next day transfer them to an air tight container and store in the refrigerator. Whenever needed taken them out in batches for making pickles.
  • Heat oil in the pan, add mustard seeds and allow them to crackle.
  • Add a batch of mango ginger along with proportioned lemon juice.
  • Add pickle powder and saute for a couple of minutes. Turn off the heat and transfer again to the air tight container. If you feel, you need the more sour taste, then add vinegar or lemon juice.
  • Store them in a narrow-mouthed jar. Serve along with rice. Serving with sambar rice would be the best option.


Calories: 27kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 699mg | Potassium: 68mg | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 12.1mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 0.4mg