Raw Mango Pickle In Jaggery Sauce

RAW MANGO PICKLE IN JAGGERY SAUCE

Hello and welcome back dear buddies. It’s the season of mangoes and we make various wonderful dishes out of either the raw or ripe versions of it. I like both of them and really get excited about how many new recipes I could prepare with them, with the onset of summers. Today I’ll be sharing a great recipe of raw mangoes in jaggery sauce which is sweet, flavorful, delighting and really fun to prepare too. So let’s start with the making-

Ingredients:-

  1. Raw Mango-1kg
  2. Powdered Jaggery-250 gms
  3. Salt-According to taste
  4. Red Chilly Powder- 1 tsp
  5. Garam Masala Powder- 1 tsp
  6. Roasted Five Spice Powder- 1tsp
  7. Roasted Cumin Powder- 1 tsp
  8. Vinegar- 1tsp

For the tempering:-

  1. Vegetable Oil-3 tbsp
  2. Bay Leaf-2
  3. Asafoetida-A pinch
  4. Five Spice-1 tsp

STEPS

Step 1

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Wash, peel and cut the mangoes in medium-sized cubes.

Step 2

Take a kadhai and add vegetable oil, bay leaf, asafoetida, five spice and let it splutter. Next, add the raw mangoes and fry for three minutes. Then add salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, chilly flakes,garam masala, roasted five spice powder, roasted cumin powder and then add the powdered jaggery and cook on slow flame till mangoes get cooked.

Step 3

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Lastly, let the pickle cool and then mix in the vinegar and raisins.

Our Raw Mango Pickle In Jaggery Sauce is done. Serve it with hot phulkas, pooris, paranthas or with anything you want.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!

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Pickled Strawberries

PICKLED STRAWBERRIES

Hello friends. Today I’ll be making a special pickle from a very special ingredient, strawberries. This is a recipe I cooked up in my mind after seeing lots of ripe strawberries in my kitchen. I have made another recipe from these, strawberry chutney but I wanted to utilize all of them. So this idea came to my mind to mix raisins in them and bang, came out this tasty, successful recipe. It can be best had with stuffed paranthas, pooris, tandoori rotis. I really loved this accidental recipe and I surely think you too will. So the recipe is as follows:—-

Ingredients:-

  1. Strawberry-250 gms
  2. Raisins-A handful
  3. Black and White Salt-According to taste
  4. Black Mustard Powder-1 tbsp
  5. Red Chilly Powder-1 tsp
  6. Pickle Masala-1 tsp
  7. Roasted and Powdered Cumin-1/2 tsp
  8. White Vinegar-2 tbsp

For the tempering or tadka:-

  1. Five Spice-1 tsp
  2. Asafoetida- A pinch
  3. Fortune Vegetable Oil-1 tbsp

STEPS

Step 1

Wash, cut and dry the strawberries into medium-sized pieces.

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Take a wok. Add oil, five spice, and asafoetida to it. When it browns add the strawberries and raisins and stir for one minute.

Step 3

Now add all the remaining ingredients, both the salts, black mustard powder, red chilly powder, pickle masala and roasted cumin powder and then switch the gas off. Next, add some vinegar to it.

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Store the pickle in a jar and use it from the next day of making. The proportion of the masalas must be adequate in the pickle.

Our Pickled Strawberries are ready.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week ahead everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!

Beans And Strawberry Pickle

BEANS AND STRAWBERRY PICKLE

Hi, my dear buddies. Today’s recipe is an experimental twist which came to my mind today. This combination is really very stylish and unique and too tasty to come true. It can be had with chapatis, naans, bread and anything you wish to. It is a sweet-tangy combination of a fruit and a veggie and is really awesome and easily made and ready. Do make it and enjoy this wonderful pickle it really can be your treat to happiness.

Ingredients:-

  1. French Beans- 250 gms
  2. Strawberry-150 gms
  3. Salt-According to taste
  4. Turmeric Powder-1 tsp
  5. Red Chilly Powder-1 tsp
  6. Yellow Mustard Powder-1 tbsp
  7. Achaar Masala-1 tsp
  8. Asafoetida-1/2 tsp
  9. Five Spices-1/2 tsp
  10. Roasted Five Spices Powder-1/2 tsp
  11. Fortune Mustard Oil-2 tbsp
  12. Sugar or Sugarfree- 1/2 tsp
  13. Vinegar-2 tbsp

STEPS

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Wash and cut the strawberries and french beans. Blanch only beans.

Step 2

Take a pan. Add mustard oil, five spices, and asafoetida. Now add the blanched beans and fry for 2 minutes on high flame. Add the strawberries and fry it too. Next add the masalas, salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, yellow mustard powder, achaar masala, roasted five spices powder, sugar or sugar-free and switch off the gas. Lastly, add the vinegar and store in a jar.

DSC01185.JPGOur Beans and Strawberry pickle is ready. It is an instant pickle and can be used as it gets made. It is a slightly sweet and salty pickle and is sure to delight your taste.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedbacks. Have a great week everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!! And happy pickling too!!!

 

Spinach Pickle

SPINACH PICKLE

Hi and welcome my dear buddies to my site again. Winter has now arrived and we too want a change in our choice of vegetables and fruits to enjoy this season well. Usually, I make pickle from every vegetable but this time I got the idea to make a special pickle from spinach. It turned out really nice. So I wanted to share this recipe with you all and I hope you will also like it being a twist from the regular array of pickles found and made in India. So we will start with our recipe now—–

Ingredients:-

  1. Spinach – 250 gms.
  2. Garlic pods -2 tbsp.
  3. Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp.
  4. Red Chilly Powder – 1 tsp.
  5. Achaar Masala – 1 tsp.
  6. Garam Masala – 1 tsp.
  7. Vinegar – 2 tbsp.
  8. Mustard Oil – 1 tbsp.
  9. Salt – According to taste.

For the tempering:-

  1. Mustard Oil – 1 tbsp.
  2. Dry Red Chillies -2.
  3. Five Spice or Paanchphoaran – 1 tsp.
  4. Asafoetida – A pinch.

STEPS:-

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Step 1

Chop and wash the spinach finely. Peel and chop the garlic into very small pieces.

Step 2

Take a pan and add mustard oil in the given quantity in it. Now add the five spices, dry red chillies and when it splutters add the asafoetida. Now add the cut garlic and masalas, i.e, salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder. Next stir in the chopped spinach. Add the garam masala and achaar masala. Keep stirring the spinach and cook it without covering it. Switch off the gas. We do not need to fry the spinach after adding achaar masala.

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Step 3 

Now take a bowl and add the spinach pickle to it. Add in 1 tbsp of vinegar and 1 tbsp of mustard oil when the dish is at room temperature. Mix well. It is basically an instant recipe so you can have it the minute it gets made. Store it otherwise in a glass jar.

And yes, now our Instant Spinach Pickle is ready. Serve it up with chapatis, paranthas, pooris and tandoori roti.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedbacks. Have a great weekend everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!!

Instant Pineapple Pickle

INSTANT PINEAPPLE PICKLE

This is an instant pickle recipe of pineapple with milder seasonings and is a unique fruit-based concept of making pickles. It is moderately spicy, a bit sweet and also salty and is super healthy considering it is a pickle which is generally thought to be an unhealthy option to go for. This dish is good with anything you eat and is good even for kids. A super easy and fun preparation which will surely bring you a smile after you taste it.

Ingredients:-

  1. Pineapple – 250 gms.
  2. Salt, both white and black – 1 tbsp.
  3. Red Chilly Powder – 2 tsp.
  4. Black Mustard Powder – 1 tsp.
  5. Pickle or Achar masala – 1 tsp.
  6. Vinegar – 1 tbsp.
  7. Asafoetida – A pinch.
  8. Dry Mango or Amchoor Powder – 1 tsp.
  9. Olive Oil – 1  tbsp.

STEPS:-

Step 1

Wash and chop the pineapple into medium-sized small cubes. Let it dry in fan till its water dries up.

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Step 2

Take a bowl and add the pineapple pieces into it. Now add both the black and white salts, red chilly powder, black mustard powder, achar masala, asafoetida, vinegar, dry mango powder and olive oil in the given amounts and mix all well.

Our Instant Pineapple Pickle is ready. Store it in a glass jar and put it in sunlight for two days for that awesome taste.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!

Instant Apple Pickle

Ingredients:

  1. Apple – 2.
  2. Black Salt – According to taste.
  3. Yellow Mustard Powder- 1/2 tsp.
  4. Roasted Five Spices  Powder – 1/2 tsp.
  5. Oregano -1/2 tsp.
  6. Asafoetida – A pinch.
  7. Red Chilly Powder – 1/2 tsp.
  8. White Vinegar – 1 tbsp.
  9. Olive Oil(optional) – 1 tsp.

STEPS.

Step 1 – Wash and wipe the apples. Deskin them and cut in medium-sized square pieces.

IMG_3723.jpgStep 2 -Take a bowl.Add the chopped apples to it.Then add our spices, black salt, Roasted Five Spice powder, oregano, roasted asafoetida, red chilly powder, powdered yellow mustard, white vinegar and olive oil though adding oil can be optional on your part.Mix well.So you can start using it immediately after it is made.

Our pickled apples are ready.

Friends do try the recipe at home.Share your comments and feedback.Have a great week everyone.Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!

Instant Bottle gourd Pickle

INSTANT BOTTLE GOURD PICKLE

Hello and welcome to my corner again. Today I’ll be sharing a pickle-cum-veggie recipe made from bottle gourd eating which has many health benefits. I have made an instant pickle from it with mild spices and is really quite tasty. It can be had with chapatis, paranthas, pooris with a sauteed vegetable and a chutney. So let’s start with its making—

Ingredients:-

  1. Bottle Gourd – 1.
  2. Asafoetida – 1/2 tsp.
  3. Bay Leaf – 1.
  4. Five Spices – 1 tsp.
  5. Green Chillies – 3.
  6. Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp.
  7. Red Chilly powder – 2 tsp.
  8. Yellow Mustard Powder – 1 tbsp.
  9. Achaar or Pickle Masala – 1 tbsp.
  10. Vinegar – 2 tbsp.
  11. Dry Mango Powder or Amchoor Powder – 1 tsp.
  12. Roasted Five Spices Powder – 1 tsp.
  13. Salt – According to taste.
  14. Mustard Oil – 3 tbsp.

STEPS.

Step 1

Wash and scrape the bottle gourd. Cut it into medium-sized pieces. Blanch it and leave it to dry in fan for fifteen minutes.

Step 2

Take a kadhai and add the mustard oil to it. Now add the five spices and the bay leaf in it. When it crackles add the asafoetida and green chillies and without burning it add the bottle gourd and toss it two times. Now lessen the gas flame.

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Next add the salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, yellow mustard powder, roasted five spice powder, achaar masala and toss twice. Now add the dry mango powder. Now switch the gas off.

Step 4

When the pickle comes to the room temperature add in the vinegar and store it in a glass jar and you can keep it in sunlight for two hours also. You can serve it immediately.

Our Instant Bottle Gourd Pickle is ready. Serve it with chapatis, stuffed kachoris, along with curries or stir-fries.

Friends do try this recipe. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!