Thursday, August 19, 2010

Dates Pickle (Eethapzham achar)

Dates are sweet by nature and are rich source of vitamin C. Below is the receipe of how to prepare dates pickle. This is best when served as a side with Biriyani. Date pickle is a sweet and lightly sour dish.

Dates(seeds removed)– 20nos
Finely chopped garlic -1/2tsp
Finely chopped Ginger – 1/2tsp
Green chilies – 2nos
Turmeric powder – 1/4tsp
Red chilly powder – 1tsp
Hing (kayam) – a pinch
Salt –a pinch
Vinegar -1/4cup
Oil – 4tsp
Mustard seeds – 1/2tsp
Fenugreeks (uluva) -1/4tsp
Curry leaves – a few
Dry red chilly – 2nos

How to Prepare
=►Chop dates into small pieces (4pieces).
=►Heat 4tsp of oil in a pan, add mustard& fenugreek. And allow them to splutter.
=►Add finely chopped ginger, garlic, curry leaves, dry red chilly and green chilies.
=►Saute them till all the raw smell of garlic goes off.
=►Add turmeric, red chilly, hing powder ,salt and 1/4cup of vinegar into it.
=►Allow them to boil for 1-2min. And add chopped dates and sauté them for
another 2min.

Note: If u want loose texture, add boiled water.
You like more sourness add more vinegar.

1 comment:

  1. Chechi

    This is really delicious one...My huss liked it

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