Jack Fruit Pickle (Kathal ka Achar)


  1. 1 kg Fresh raw kathal (Jackfruit)
  2. 1/2 kg raw mango
  3. 100 gram salt (10 tsp)
  4. 1/2 tsp asafetida (heeng)
  5. 2 tbsp turmeric powder
  6. 1 tsp jeera
  7. 2 tsp saunf (fennel seed)
  8. 2 tsp Methi (fenugreek seed)
  9. 2 tsp kalonji
  10. 7-8 tsp chilli powder
  11. 8 tsp yellow mustard seed (grounded)
  12. 500 gms mustard oil

Method :

  • First apply some oil in your hand and remove the upper green layer and inner hard layer of kathal cut it into 1 inch small pieces.
  • Steam cook kathal till soft.
  • Wash, Peel and cut raw mangoes in small pieces remove the inner seed.
  • Put kathal pieces and mangoes pieces in the sunlight at least 5-6 hrs.
  • Heat a pan and roast jeera, saunf, methi, kalonji and coarsely grind.
  • Now add mango pieces, kathal pieces in a big bowl put turmeric, salt, mustard seed, grind masala, asafetida, and half of the oil mix well.
  • Now Put all the mixture in air tight glass jar, pour athe remaining oil and cover with cotton cloth and keep aside for 7 -8 days under sunlight.