Star Fruit Pickle


3 star fruits
1 tbsp ginger, chopped
1 tbsp ginger, chopped
1 sprig curry leaves
1/4 tsp asafoetida
1/2 tsp fenugreek powder
1 1/2 tbsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
2 tbsp vinegar
salt to taste
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
2 tbsp oil ( sesame oil)


  1. Chop the star fruits into small pieces and mix it with salt in a bowl and keep it aside for 3-4 hours.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds.
  3. Add chopped ginger, garlic and curry leaves and saute till the raw smell disappears.
  4. Then reduce the flame to low and add fenugreek powder, asafoetida, chilli powder and turmeric powder and saute for 1-2 minutes.
  5. Now add the chopped star fruits and 2 tbsp water, mix it well and cook for 2 minutes until all the star fruit pieces are well coated with the spices. Check for salt, and add more if required.
  6. Add the vinegar and then switch off the flame.
  7. Allow it to cool completely and store in an air tight glass container/ bottle…

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