Showing posts with label Pickles. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Pickles. Show all posts

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Instant Tomato Pickle



Ingredient:

Tomatoes/Cherry tomatoes-1/4 kg(I have used cherry tomatoes here)
Mustard-1tsp
Curry leaves-1 sprig
Hing/asafoetida-1/2tsp
Oil-3tbsp
Chilli powder-1Tbsp
Methi powder-2tsp
Salt-2tsp
Sugar-1/2tsp

For powder
Methi-1/4 cup

Method:
1.Dry roast the methi seeds on a low medium flame until light brown and aroma comes.
leave it to cool,In a mixie grind coarsly into powder.Store it in a air tight jar for future use.
2.Wash and cut cherry tomatoes into halves,cut on a plate so that the juice is not wasted.
3.Heat oil in a pan,add mustard and wait until they crackle then add curry leaves and hing,fry for second then after add tomatoes fry for a minute and add salt sugar,chillipowder and methi powder.cook for 2-3 minutes,switch off the flame.Leave it to cool.Store in a air tight jar.
4.Serve as accompainment with sambhar and rice or yoghurt rice.

Note:
1.You can use any variety of tomatoes,if big varieties cut then into bite size pieces.
2.I have mentioned 1/4 cup of methi because you can't use less than this quantitiy
in a mixer jar to grind.and will be difficulty to grind.
3.Use only 2 tsp of methi powder for this recipe as mentioned above if you are preparing in large quantity increase the amount.store rest of the powder in air tight container.
4.This can be last upto week in a refrigirator.make sure you use a clean dry spoon every time 
you serve.



Tuesday, 7 September 2010

Lime Pickle

 Ingredients:
Juicy lime's-7
Dry red chillies-20(I have used byadagi variety)
Mustard-1/2tsp
Methiseeds-1tsp
Rocksalt-1/2cup
Turmeric-1tsp


Method:
Wash and wipe the lime's and cut them into quarters and keep it aside.
Dry roast the red chillies, mustard and methi seeds and grind them to coarse powder.
Mix all the ingredients with clean and dry hand or Wooden spatula.
Fill the pickles into clean and dry glass jar and tightly close the lid.
keep the jar in dark place or keep the jar in a big box and don't touch for 
5days.After 5days open and stir them with a dry wooden spoon.By this time all the juices from the limes oozing out and the limes will become very tender then you will know it is ready for use.

Note:This pickle recipe can be made with lemon as well,after 10 days keep them in refrigirator and use as required.select the juicy lime's and lemon's as possible.