Apr 8, 2009

ALLAM PACHADI (GINGER PICKLE)

Fresh ginger --- 100 gms
Tamarind --- 50 gms
Grated jaggery --- 100 gms
Red chilies --- 6 (i used 3 hot chilies and 3 Kashmiri chilies for color)
Salt -- 2 tab sp
Oil 1/4 cup
coriander seeds --- 1 tab sp
Fenugreek seeds -- 1/2 tea sp
Mustard seeds -- 1 tea sp
curry leaves -- 10
Urad dal --- 1 tea sp
Garlic --- 10 cloves crushed
METHOD:----
Soak tamarind in water (just cover the tamarind with water) till it become soft.
In a pan add 1 tea sp oil add coriander seeds and fry till light brown color then add fenugreek seeds and fry till nice arom comes out remove and leave a side to cool.
Now in the same pan add red chilies and fry for 3 min remove and add to coriander and fenugreek seeds and grind in to a fine powder.
in the same time peel ginger, wash and chop it in to small pieces.
add ginger pieces and soaked tamarind to the red chili and coriander seed powder in the blender and add salt and grind it in to a smooth paste.
now add grated jaggery and run the blender for 2 min.
Heat oil in a fry pan add mustard seeds and let them popup then add garlic,urad dal, curry leaves and fry for 2 min. or till light brown.
Now add ginger paste to this (tadka, talimpu) and switch off the heat mix well and leave it like that for 10 min then mix again well and let it cool.
Store the pickle in an airtight container
Serve this allam pachadi with pesarattu,idli, dosa or mix in hot steamed rice with a dro of ghee mmmmmmmmmmm yummmy


this pickle will stay for 10 day out side after that you have to store this in the refrigerater the this will stay for 3-6 months



22 comments:

Sanghi said...

Wow! I have made this before. Loved it! Excellent click too..!

sriharivatsan said...

OMG, What a color!!! My mouth is watering now rekha..

Shama Nagarajan said...

wow..what a lovely colour..yummy spicy...andra special

Kitchen Flavours said...

Wow simply spicy and yum. Allam Pachadi is one of my favourites....

Varunavi said...

Wow rekha my fav pickle.I will try for sure.
Snap is great...........

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Color looks very tempting, am drooling all over the pictures... I did prefer to have pachadi with everything, my fav...

Priya said...

Terrific colour Rekha...tempting pachadi!

sree said...

Yum...yum...yum

DEESHA said...

lovely color .. love the flavor of ginger

Ramya said...

wow its mouthwatering Rekha

Lavanya said...

lovely color..we do the same except we added boiled/cooked tamarind paste to the pickle...nice click too!!

Cham said...

OMG what a color, I want to taste right away!

Pooja said...

Lovely color rekha..It goes good with any breakfast...Looking yummy..Neenu eppudu try cheyyaledu..Instant pickles chestanu..ammamma used to send me this..

Superchef said...

loved the first picture, its soo gorgeous!!

Deepa Hari said...

What a lovely color Rekha?....love the pachadi...Nice clicks.

Uma said...

Vibrant color! pachadi noru vuristondi Rekha!

Varsha Vipins said...

am loving the color..yumm..:)

LG said...

Pachadi looks colorful. Good One :)

Ramya Bala said...

superb recipe rekha...hehhee...at first shot i thought u have used red food color ;) yenna i made onion pickle few weeks back it was so tasty,but u know what i added red color and it was looking like beet thokku :(

sowmya said...

nice colour..i had a different version of ginger pickle in mind..wil try sometime..

Madhumathi said...

i like ginger so much..This pickle is something I will fall in love with..Looks so tempting..Nice color :)

maha said...

me pickles recipes chustunte ma amma gurtostundi..she 2 makes wonderful pickles..so spicy n hot..