Category: Pickles

Pickles, Salads/ Condiments

Raw Dates / Yellow Dates Pickle

Ingredients: 25 yellow dates / raw dates1″ piece ginger, cut into thin slices10-12 garlic cloves, chopped 2 green chillies, chopped2 tsp mustard seeds4 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder ( adjust to your spice level)1 tsp asafoetida2 tsp fenugreek powder1 tbsp sugarsalt to taste1/3 cup gingely oil1/3 cup vinegar Preparation: Wash the dates and pat dry using […]

Pickles, Salads/ Condiments

Pickled Jalapenos

Ingredients: 12 jalapenos3/4 cup vinegar3/4 cup water2 garlic cloves, lightly crushed3 tsp salt3 tbsp of sugar Preparation: Wash and slice jalapenos into round / disc shape and keep it aside. In a saucepan, add vinegar, water, garlic, sugar and salt, stir well and allow it to boil. Add the sliced jalapenos and let it soak […]

Pickles, Salads/ Condiments

Dates Pickle

Ingredients: 250 gm pitted dates125 gm tamarind250 gm jaggery, grated5 medium green chillies, chopped2 tbsp garlic, thinly sliced2 tbsp ginger, thinly sliced1 sprig curry leaves1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 1/2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder2 cups + 1/2 cup water1 tsp fenugreek seeds1 tsp mustard seedssalt to taste1/2 cup coconut oil Preparation: Chop the dates into small […]

Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Pickles, Sadhya Recipes, Salads/ Condiments

Lemon Pickle

Ingredients: 10 lemons1 piece ginger, chopped3 garlic cloves, chopped1 sprig curry leaves2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1/4 tsp asafoetida 1/4 cup vinegar3/4 tsp mustard seeds1/2 tsp fenugreek seedssalt to taste2-3 tbsp gingelly oil / sesame oil Preparation: Wash the lemons and pat dry them with a clean kitchen towel. Steam the lemons in […]

Food, Pickles

Sliced Mango Pickle

Ingredients: 3 raw mangoes 1 1/2 tbsp heaped chilli powder 1 tbsp fenugreek powder 1 tsp asafoetida salt to taste 1/2 cup vinegar 3 tbsp sesame oil Preparation: Wash the mangoes, pat dry and cut each into long slices. In a pan, dry roast the fenugreek seeds and then powder it and keep it aside. […]

Food, Malabar Recipes, Pickles

Raisin Pickle /Unakka Munthiri Achar

Ingredients: 1 cup raisins 1 tbsp ginger, finely chopped 1 tbsp garlic, finely chopped 1 tbsp green chillies, chopped into rounds 2 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp turmeric powder 1/2-3/4 cup vinegar 2 tbsp sugar salt to taste 2 tbsp oil Preparation: Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds. Add chopped ginger, garlic […]

Food, Pickles

Star Fruit Pickle

Ingredients: 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) Preparation: Chop the star fruits into small […]

Food, Pickles

Green Grapes Pickle / Pacha Munthiri Achar

Ingredients: 1/2 kg green grapes / pacha munthiri 1″ piece ginger, crushed 5 garlic cloves, crushed 3 green chillies, chopped 2 1/2-3 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1 sprig curry leaves 1/4 cup vinegar 1/2 tsp roasted and crushed mustard seeds 1/4 tsp fenugreek powder 1/2 tsp asafoetida 1/2 tsp mustard seeds […]

Food, Kerala Dishes, Pickles

Kovakka Achar / Ivy Gourd Pickle

Ingredients: 1/2 kg kovakka/ ivygourd 1- 1 1/2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 2 tbsp vinegar 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 1/2 tsp fenugreek powder 1/4 tsp asafoetida 2 sprig curry leaves salt to taste 4 tbsp sesame oil 100 ml water Preparation: Wash kovakka and cut it into round slices. Heat 3 […]