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Showing posts with label Pickle. Show all posts

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Nimboo Ka Achaar Recipe /Lemon Pickle /Nimbu Ka Achaar – No Oil Indian Lime Pickle / North Indian Style Lemon Pickle/Salted Limes Ginger With Green Chillies

/Nimboo Ka achaar Recipe /Lemon Pickle /Nimbu Ka Achaar – No Oil Indian Lime Pickle / North Indian Style Lemon Pick
Lemon Pickle
Ingredients
Lemon big size -3
( Deseeded & cut into small cubes)
Juice of 1/2 lemon
Salt-2tsp
Chopped green chillies-6
Chopped ginger -1tbsp heaped
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Hing-1/8tsp
Dry roasted & powdered coarse
Mustard-2tsp
Methi/Fenugreek-1tsp
Method
Take a clean jar add all the ingredients and mix them evenly.
Cover and leave it for a day,next day gently shake the bottle for even mixing.
Repeat it for 3 to 4 days till its slightly mushy,your pickle is ready to serve.
Store this pickle in fridge.

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Monday, September 25, 2017

Gongura Pachadi Recipe / Andhra Gongura Pachadi / Andhra Style Sorrel Leaves Chutney

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Gongura Pachadi
Ingredients
Gongura/ Sorrel leaves - 6 cups
Red chillies - 8
Salt to taste
Tamarind - 1 tsp
( as my leaves where not that sour so i added tamarind )
Oil - 2 tsp
Tempering
Sesame oil - 1/4 cup
Red chillies - 3
Mustard,Urad dal,Channa dal - each 1 tsp
Jeera/cumin - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves few
Chopped garlic -8
Hing - 1/8 tsp
Method
Remove the leaves from the stem,wash and spread them on a clean cloth till its dry.
Make sure there is no water.Do not dry them in sun.
Heat oil in a pan add the red chillies,tamarind if using & the leaves,in medium low flame fry till the leaves are soft.
Cool this mixture & grind it to a semi coarse paste.Do not add water while grinding.
Remove it in a bowl and keep it aside.
Now heat oil in a pan add the tempering ingredients,lastly add the garlic.
Fry till its light brown,switch off the stove & pour the hot tempering into the ground gongura.
Mix it well & serve it with hot rice.
Note:
a) Dry the leaves inside the house.Do not use the stems just the leaves.
b) Just before serving add chopped onions for extra taste.
c) As i have used very little oil i am going to store it in fridge.
d) My gongura was not sour so i added tamarind,if leaves our sour then don't add.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Pudina Pickle / Mint Pickle / Puthina Pickle / Mint Thokku

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Pudina Pickle
Ingredients
Fresh mint leaves-3 cups
(Wash pat dry & fry it in 2 tsp of oil till reduced to 1/2 & changed its colour.Add the tamarind too while frying)
Sliced Garlic-10
Salt to taste
Chilly powder-2 tsp
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Tamarind - a small gooseberry size
Oil-1 cup
Ingredients for grinding
Mustard-1tsp
Jeera / Cumin-1tsp
Urad Dal-1tsp
Sesame seeds-1tsp
Methi/Fenugreek seeds-1/4tsp
Coriander seeds-1tsp
Red chillies-4
(Dry roast all above ingredients till slight brown.Do not burn them cool and grind to a semi smooth powder)
Method
Take a blender add the mint ,tamarind,chilly powder,turmeric powder & salt.Grind it to a coarse paste.Do not add any water while grinding.
Heat oil in a pan add the garlic and fry till its slightly soft,now add the ground mixture & saute till oil floats on top.Switch off the stove mix the ground powder.
Cool completely and store it in a clean jar in fridge.

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Monday, May 9, 2016

Mamidikaya Thurumu Pickle Recipe / Mamidi Turumu Pachadi / Turumu Pachadi / Grated Mango Pickle

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Mamidikaya Turumu Pickle
Ingredients to be sun dried
Grated mango with skin-3 cups
Salt -1/3 cup
Turmeric powder-1tsp
Method
Mix all above ingredients together in a bowl.
Spread it on a plate & keep it in sun for 2 to 3 days or till all the water has evaporated.
Do not dry it till too crisp.
Tempering
Sesame oil-3/4 cup
Chilly powder-1/3 cup
Hing-1tsp
Powdered fenugreek/methi seeds-1/2tsp
Mustard-1 & 1/2 tsp
Method
Heat oil in a pan temper it with mustard seeds,switch off the stove when it starts to splutter.
Add the hing & fenugreek powder.
When still warm add the chilly powder & the sun dried grated mango,mix it well.
Cool the mixture completely & store it in a clean bottle.
Best served with curd rice.

Note:
a)If you want to keep it outside then make sure there is no water in the mangoes.
b)Store it in a very clean sterilized jar.
c)Cool the oil when still warm mix the chilly powder & mangoes.Do not add it when hot.

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Friday, April 1, 2016

Neer Nellikai Recipe / Gooseberry Pickle Recipe / Amla Pickle

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Neer Nellikai
Ingredients
Gooseberry - 15
( Wash & pat them dry.I made slits all around each gooseberry this step is optional.Here i have used the frozen amla)
Salt - 1 tbsp
Water - 3 cups or more to cover the gooseberry
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Ingredients dry roasted
Methi / Fenugreek Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Red chilly flakes - 1 tbsp
( If using dry red chillies then add 8 to 10 according to the hotness of the chilly )
Method
Dry roast above ingredients slightly.Cool & powder them to a semi coarse powder.Keep it aside.
Tempering
Sesame oil - 2 tsp
Mustard - 1 tsp
Hing - 1/2 tsp
Method
Take a sauce pan add salt,turmeric powder,gooseberry & water.
Boil this for 2 minutes & switch off the flame.
Today i have used frozen gooseberry so did not boil too much.When using fresh gooseberry boil it till its half cooked.For this recipe fresh gooseberry is better.
Now heat oil in a pan temper it with above mentioned ingredients.
Mix the tempering and the ground powder into the gooseberry liquid.
Mix well,cool and store it in a clean glass jar.
Store it in refrigerator.

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Sunday, December 6, 2015

Instant Garlic Pickle Recipe

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Instant Garlic Pickle

Ingredients
Chopped garlic - 1 & 3/4 cups
(Do not chop them very fine)
Sesame oil or any oil you wish -1 cup
(You can add 3/4 cup)
Salt-1tbsp or to your taste
Red chilly powder-1tbsp
Coriander powder-1tbsp
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Method
Heat oil in a pan,add the chopped garlic.
In medium high flame fry the garlic till it turns brown & crisp.
Do not over fry & burn the garlic.
Switch off the flame ,while still hot add chilly,coriander,turmeric powder & salt.
Mix well & store it in a clean glass bottle.
Best served with plain rice with little ghee.

Courtesy:Mrs.VahChef

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Monday, November 16, 2015

Mango Ginger Pickle Recipe / Maa Inji Pickle / Mangai Inji Urukai Recipe / Ma Inji Pickle Recipe

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Mango Ginger Pickle / Maa Inji Pickle
Ingredients
Maa Inji / Mango Ginger chopped - 1 & 1/2 cups
Lemon - 2
(take out the juice)
Chopped green chillies-8 to 10
Salt to taste
Tempering
Oil- 1 & 1/2 tsp
Hing- 1/4 tsp
Mustard seeds-1tsp
Curry leaves few
Method
Remove the skin of the mango ginger,wash them & pat dry.
Chop the mango ginger to small pieces.
Take a wide bowl add the chopped mango ginger,green chillies,salt & lemon juice,mix it well.
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.Pour it into the bowl.
Mix everything well,keep it in fridge & serve after a day.
Best served with curd rice.
Note:
a) Fresh green peppers can be added instead of green chillies.
b) Tempering is optional.
c) Adjust lime juice according to your sourness.
d) Red chilly powder,dry roasted & powdered methi seeds can be added.

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Monday, January 5, 2015

Drumstick Pickle / Munagakaya Aavakaya / Drumstick Pickle Andhra Style

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Drumstick Pickle
Ingredients
Drumsticks -2
( Wash ,wipe & cut them into 1" pieces)
Mustard-3tsp
Methi -1 tsp
Red chilly powder -3 tsp heaped
Salt - 1 & 1/2 tsp
Tamarind - a large lemon size ball
Sesame oil -3/4 cup
Tempering
Mustard - 1tsp
Hing-1/2 tsp
Curry leaves -2 springs
Method
Dry grind mustard & methi to a coarse powder,keep it aside.Do not dry roast.
Soak tamarind in warm water for 10 minutes & extract the pulp from the tamarind.
Cook the pulp till it reduces & you get a thick paste.
Heat oil in a pan in medium high flame deep fry the cut drumsticks till colour changes & its cooked inside.Remove & let it cool
In the same oil temper it with above ingredients.Cool the tempering
Now take a wide bowl mix the chilly powder,salt & mustard methi powder.Add the fried drumstick & gently mix them .Do not break the pieces.
Add the cooled tamarind paste & the cooled tempering.
Mix them well till everything is well combined.
Cover it with a lid & leave at room temperature for 24 hours.
Next day mix gently,cover & keep it for one more day.
3rd day mix & store it in a clean glass jar.
No need to add any preservatives.Try to keep a layer of oil on top of the pickle always.
I usually keep all the pickles in fridge.
Enjoy it with hot rice!
Note:
If you are going to keep the pickle outside then make sure there is no water at all in the pickle.Otherwise your pickle will go bad.
If making in small quantity i prefer to keep it in fridge.
For extra flavour garlic can be added.

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Avakkai Pickle Recipe / Avakkai Uragaya / Avakai Ooragaya/ Avakaya Urugai / Andhra Style Mango Pickle

Step by step method/picture for making Andhra style Avakai/Avakkai (Mango Pickle).


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Avakkai Pickle

Ingredients
Mango-2
(cut into big cubes,they measured 2 cups for me)
Red chilly powder-3/4 cup
Mustard powder(Ava pindi)-1/4 cup
Salt-6tsp
Methi / fenugreek seeds-1tsp
Black channa (optional)-2tsp
(I did not use)
Garlic slices-20
Sesame oil-1& 1/2 cups
(Add more if needed)

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Avakkai Pickle
Method
Mix the garlic ,methi & all dry powders in a plate.
Pour oil in a bowl,add the mangoes mix it well.
Add the powder mixture & mix it,make sure all the mango pieces are coated well.
Cover & keep it at room temperature for 3 days.
The pickle is ready to eat on the 4th day,mix it well & store it in a clean bottle.

Note:
a)Make sure there is no water content in the pickle,otherwise your pickle will go bad.
b)On the 3rd day oil should float on top of the pickle,if its less feel free to add more oil.
c)Use sesame oil for making pickles, this gives the best taste to your pickle.
d)You can alter the taste on the 4th day if salt or chilly powder need to be added more.
e)Choose very sour mangoes.
f)Some people add red chilly powder &  mustard powder of equal quantity,i prefer the above measurement
g)Each time you take pickle use only dry spoon.

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Instant Mango Pickle Recipe / A Quick Mango Pickle

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Instant Mango Pickle
Ingredients
Chopped raw mango - 1 & 1/2 cups
( cut it to bite size pieces)
Salt - to taste
Red chilly powder-1 tsp
Dry roasted & powdered
Fenugreek / Methi seeds-1/2tsp
Tempering
Oil-1/8 cup
Mustard-1tsp
Hing-1/8tsp
Method
Take a bowl add salt,methi powder ,red chilly powder & chopped mangoes,mix it well.
Heat oil in a pan temper it with above ingredients,switch off the stove.
Cool the tempering,pour it into the mango mixture.
Mix well & best serve with curd rice.

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Thursday, July 3, 2014

Dosa Avakai Pickle Recipe / Dosa Avakaya Recipe / Dosavakaya Recipe / Instant Dosavakaya Recipe / Cucumber Pickle Recipe

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Dosa Avakaya
Ingredients
Dosakaya / Yellow Cucumber -1 small
(I used the green with yellow striped one)
Salt-to taste,I used 1 & 1/2 tsp
Red chilly powder-1 & 1/2 tsp
Mustard-1tsp
Fenugreek/Methi-1/2tsp
Hing-a pinch
Turmeric powder-a pinch
Lemon juice -1tsp (Optional)
Sesame oil -1/8 cup
Method
Chop dosakaya with skin to small pieces.Place it on a cloth or kitchen tissue for 10 minutes to remove excess water.
Powder mustard & fenugreek to a fine powder.Do not dry roast methi & mustard.
Take a large bowl add the chopped dosakaya,mustard methi powder,salt,red chilly powder,hing,lime juice & oil.
Toss them well to make sure all the pieces are coated with the masala.
Cover with a lid & keep it overnight.Next day mix the pickle well.
Best served with Dal rice or Curd rice

Note:
a) Serve this pickle the next day
b) Add chilly powder & salt according to your taste.
c) Store it in fridge,will stay good for 3 to 4 days.

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Monday, April 28, 2014

Lemon Pickle Recipe / Nimboo ka Achar Recipe / South Indian Lemon Pickle Recipe

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Lemon Pickle
Ingredients
Large yellow lemon-10
(cut into small pieces)
Chilly powder-1/2cup
Salt-1/4 cup
Turmeric powder-1tsp
Sesame oil-1cup
Mustard seeds-1tbsp
Crushed fenugreek/ methi seeds-1tsp
Hing-1tsp
Method
Take a clean dry jar add the cut lemons,salt & turmeric powder.Mix it well & leave it covered for 3 days.
Each day just mix it well with a clean spoon.
The 3rd day mix the chilly powder to the soaked lemon.
 Heat oil in a pan & temper it with mustard,hing & methi seeds.
Cool the tempering & pour it into the pickle.Mix it well & best served with curd rice.
Store this pickle in fridge.
Note:
Always use dry spoon to take pickles.
This pickle should be stored in fridge.
Add salt according to your taste.

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Friday, November 15, 2013

Coriander Leaves Pickle /Andhra Style Coriander Pickle/Kothimeera/Kothimira Pachadi

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Tamarind juice-1 cup
Chopped coriander leaves-1 bunch
Salt to taste
Red chilly powder-3tsp
Tempering
Oil-1/2 cup
Mustard-1tsp
Methi seeds-1/8tsp
Red chillies broken-2
Sliced garlic-6
Hing-1tsp
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
(heat oil & temper it with above ingredients)
Method
Cook the tamarind juice till semi thick.Blend cooled tamarind paste,salt, chilly powder & coriander leaves with out any water to a smooth paste.Transfer it to a bowl & pour the hot tempering on top.Mix,cool & store it in fridge.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Tomato & Red Chilly Pickle / Uragaya

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Ingredients
Roma tomatoes chopped-6
Sriracha hot chilly sauce-little less than 1/3 cup
Garlic-5
Tamarind-a small lime size
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder-1tsp
Jeera-1/2tsp
Tempering
Oil-3/4 cup
Broken red chillies-2
Curry leaves-little
Mustard-1 & 1/2tsp
Jeera/cumin-1tsp
Methi seeds-less than 1/8tsp
Crushed garlic-5
Hing-1tsp
Method
Cook the tomatoes,turmeric powder,jeera,tamarind & garlic till dry.Cool & make a smooth paste along with the salt & chilly sauce(do not add water while grinding).Keep it aside.Heat oil in a pan & temper it.Switch off the gas & add the ground paste.Mix it well,cool & bottle it.Store it in fridge.



















Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Pickled Carrots & Jicama

Ingredients
Carrot Julienne-1
Jicama Julienne-1/2
Dressing
Water-1/3 cup
Vinegar-1tbsp
Sugar-3/4tsp
Salt-1/8tsp
Chilly flakes-1/8tsp
Grated garlic-1
Method
Toss all the above ingredients together.Put it in a clean jar & keep it in the fridge & serve it after 1 hour.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Mango Thokku / Mango Pickle

Ingredients
Raw mango grated-2
(skin removed)
Garlic sliced-6
Salt to taste
Red chilly powder-3tsp
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Hing-1tsp
Dry roasted & powdered fenugreek seeds(methi)-1tsp
Tempering
Oil-1 cup
Mustard-2tsp
Curry leaves-little
Method
Heat oil in a pan & temper it.Fry the grated mango till slightly cooked.Add all the dry powders except fenugreek powder.Fry a bit,switch off the gas & mix in the fenugreek powder & garlic.Cool completely & store it in fridge.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Brinjal Pickle

Ingredients
Purple round brinjal-5 medium size
(cut into cubes & fry in little oil till light brown on all sides.)
Salt to taste
Sliced garlic-10
Red chilly powder-2tbsp
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Vinegar-1/2 cup
Lime juice-1tbsp
Brown sugar-1tsp
Ingredients slightly dry roast & powder
Mustard-1tbsp
Methi seeds-1/8tsp
Tempering
Oil-1/2 cup
Hing-1/2tsp
Mustard-1tsp
Jeera-1/8tsp(optional)
Method
Heat oil in a pan & temper it.Cool & mix all above ingredients together.Serve it the next day.Store it in fridge .


Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Instant Cranberry Pickle

Ingredients dry roasted slightly & powdered
Methi-1/8tsp
Mustard-1tsp
Tempering
Oil-1/3 cup
Mustard-1/4tsp
Jeera-1/8tsp
Uraddhal-1/4tsp
Hing-little
Curry leaves-little
Red chillies-2
Other ingredients
Fresh cranberry-1 cup
(cut into halves)
Salt to taste
Red chilly powder-1tbsp
Lime juice-3tsp
Sliced garlic-4
Method
Take a bowl & mix all above ingredients together.Heat oil & temper it.Pour the hot tempering on top of the above mixture.Mix it well & serve it the next day.Store it in fridge.

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Grapefruit Pickle

Ingredients
Chopped grape fruit -1
Salt -1tbsp
Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
Lime juice of 1 big lemon
Red chilly powder-2tsp
Tempering
Sesame oil-8tsp
Mustard-1tsp
Hing-1/2tsp
Sliced garlic-2
Method
Mix salt,lime juice,grapefruit,turmeric powder & chilly powder in a jar & leave it the whole day.Next day heat oil in a pan temper it.Cool it well & mix it with the grapefruit mixture.Store it in fridge.Excellent with curd rice.This tasted like the Narthangai pickle,but a little more bitter.....








Thursday, December 17, 2009

Fresh Turmeric Pickle

Ingredients
Grated fresh turmeric-2 cups
(skin removed)
Lime-3
Salt -3tsp
Chilly powder-1tbsp
Sliced garlic-10
Tempering
Oil-10tsp
Hing-1/2tsp
Mustard-1 & 1/2 tsp
Jeera & methi powder-1/4tsp
Curry leaves-little
Method
In a jar mix lime juice,salt,garlic & grated turmeric,mix it well. keep it outside for 3 days mixing it well everyday.Heat oil add mustard when splutters switch off the gas.Add other ingredients.Put the turmeric mixture & mix it well.Cool & store it in a jar in fridge.
Note:This pickle tastes better after a week.Have it in small quantity as it has a strong flavour.This stays better outside for 3 days,then keep in fridge.