Kari gunda

Gunda keri in methi masala is a traditional most favorite pickle amongst all Gujarati. Gunda is a kind of berry with a very sticky stone in the middle and is available from March to June. It has anti-diabetic properties also. In gunda keri pickle, gunda is stuffed with pickle masala and grated mangoes and lastly completely immersed in pickle oil to preserve them for a long time. It tastes great with roti, thepla, or any meal.

Kari gunda

Recipe card for gunda keri nu athanu

Nehas Cook Book
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Pickle
Cuisine Indian
Servings 1 jar


For pickle

  • 500 g Gunda
  • 250 g raw mango
  • 250 g achar masala
  • 250 ml peanut oil

Achar masala

  • ½ cup split mustard seeds rain na kuria
  • ¼ cup split fenugreek seeds meethi na kuria
  • ¼ cup fennel seeds
  • 2 tsp asafetida hing
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 3 tbsp salt
  • 4 tbsp kashmiri red chili powder


  • Deseed the Gunda by scooping out the sticky pulp and seed.
  • In a mixing bowl, add slightly crushed mustard seeds, fenugreek seed and fennel seeds. Then add asafetida in the centre.
  • Now pour oil on masala and cover it for 2 minutes. Then add turmeric powder, salt and red chilli powder in it. Mix well and pickle masala is ready.
  • Then grate raw mango and add turmeric powder and salt in it. Squeeze out all juice from grated raw mangoes.
  • In a bowl, mix add grated mango and pickle masala. Then stuffed mixture into all deseeded gundas.
  • Place all gunda in bowl with reaming raw mango and pickle masala mixture. Cover and rest for 5-6 hours so masala flavored is added into all gundas.
  • Heat oil in pan and allow it to cool down.
  • Finally, add gunda keri pickle into sterilize glass bottle and pour oil into glass jar.
  • After 5-6 days gunda keri pickle is ready to eat.


  • Choose medium size, fresh and dark green color gunda for pickle.
  • Quantity of all ingredients like mango, achar masala, and oil should be half than the quantity of gunda.
  • Store gunda pickle into sterilizing glass bottle.
  • Completely immerse the gundas pickle in oil to preserve for a whole year.

Watch video:


  1. 5 stars
    Your recipes are excellent 👌..I was never able to make Adadiya.. but after watching your recipe, it just came as a perfect. Thank you so much 😍❤️


Recipe Rating

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here