List of Indian pickles

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This is a list of common Indian pickles, which have a wide range of flavours and textures. Indian pickles are generally pickled with oil, vinegar, lemon juice or water.[1] Indian pickles are often made into fresh relish and chutney,[2] which provides additional flavours to food. Many types of foods in Indian cuisine are pickled.[1][3] Mangoes,[3] gooseberries and lemons[3] are examples of foods that are commonly pickled in Indian cuisine. Sometimes Indian families have their own unique pickle and chutney recipes that are handed-down through the generations.[1]

Amla pickle[edit]

A jar of South Indian Andhra amla (Indian goosberry) pickle

Amla pickle or Indian gooseberry pickle is a popular pickle in South Asia and India. This spicy pickles are also available commercially. Gooseberries are a source of vitamin C, vitamin A, calcium and phosphorus.[4] It is prepared by pressure cooking them and seasoned with mustard by heating oil. Later adding the gooseberries and all the other ingredients.[5] They can be stored in a refrigerator and used for about 15 days.

Assorted pickle[edit]

Assorted pickles also referred as Mixed pickles is also a popular mixed pickle in Indian cuisine. This pickles are also available commercially. It is prepared by boiling all the vegetables and cooking with the marinated ingredients together.[6] 'Pachranga Achar', also a generic name for the category, is popular brand of assorted or mixed pickles in North India, based in Panipat, it has a turnover of over Rs 25-30 crore.[7]

Carrot pickle[edit]

Carrot pickle is prepared by dicing carrot and adding green chili peppers along with ginger.[8]

Garlic pickle[edit]

Garlic pickle is a popular pickle in Andhra Pradesh.[citation needed] This spicy pickles are also available commercially. Garlic is an excellent source of dietary manganese. The sweetness is provided by jaggery. It is prepared by mixing the peeled garlic pods with mustard seeds and jaggery along with the pinch of salt.[9]

Green chili pickle[edit]

Green chili pickle is only manufactured in INDIA's RAJASTHAN state. It's good to eat with the meal. It is prepared by slitting chillies length-wise and frying along with ginger and garlic and green chili pickles . contains Sounf,Good quality of Mango-Powder,Iodized Salt,Edible Oil,Nimbu Ras,Fenugreek.

Indian pickle[edit]

A dish termed "Indian pickle" may include cabbage, cauliflower, carrot, french beans (green beans), onion, radishes, gherkins, celery, garlic and other foods.[10][11]

Meats[edit]

Some meats that are pickled in Indian cuisine include mutton, pork, quail, partridge, shrimp and lobster.[1]

Onion pickle[edit]

Spicy onion pickle is prepared by cutting the onions into pieces and rubbing salt over it and draining the excess water after one day and marinating with other spices for four or five days.[12][13][14][15] 123

Raw mango and chickpea pickle[edit]

Raw mango and chickpea pickle is a very popular pickle in India. This pickles are also available commercially. It is prepared by marinating grated raw mango with salt and turmeric powder for one day and mixing it with soaked chickpea and other ingredients, then letting it sit for four days.

Red chili pickle[edit]

Red chili pickle is a very popular pickle in India. This spicy pickles are also available commercially. It is prepared by slitting the red chillies length-wise and stuffing fenugreek powder along with other ingredients and placing it in a closed porcelain jar for one month.[16]

Sweet mango pickle[edit]

Sweet mango pickle is a very popular pickle in India. This pickles are also available commercially. It is prepared by cutting the mangoes into pieces and adding sugar syrup over it, along with other ingredients and keeping it closed in jar under the sun till mangoes become soft.[17]

Sweet sour lemon pickle[edit]

See also: Preserved lemon

Sweet sour lemon pickle is a very popular pickle in India. This sweet and sour pickles are also available commercially. It is prepared by cutting the lemons into halves and sprinkling salt and pouring sugar syrup over it and marinating it for one week.[18]

Tomato pickle[edit]

Tomato pickle is a very popular pickle in India. This spicy pickles are also available commercially. It is prepared by cooking ripe tomatoes and adding all the spices along with mustard powder.[19][20]

Coconut pickle[edit]

Coconut pickle is commonly served along with south Indian breakfasts. This is a non preservable food. It's made of grated raw coconut and hence the preparation time is relatively less and also healthy.[21]

See also[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Jaffrey, Madhur (1973). An Invitation to Indian Cooking. Knopf; distributed by Random House. pp. 225–228. Retrieved April 20, 2012.  ISBN 0394481720
  2. ^ Skrabec, Quentin R. (2009). H.J. Heinz: A Biography. McFarland & Co. p. 120. Retrieved April 19, 2012.  ISBN 9780786441785
  3. ^ a b c Sahni, Julie (1980). Classic Indian Cooking. Morrow. pp. 445–450. Retrieved April 19, 2012.  ISBN 0688037216
  4. ^ Amla (Gooseberry) Fruit, Triphala Powder, Indian Gooseberry
  5. ^ Gooseberry Pickle / Nellikai Oorukai | 4th Sense Cooking
  6. ^ Assorted Pickles recipe | Soup Recipes | Salad Recipes | by Tarla Dalal | Tarladalal.com | #394
  7. ^ "Fakes put Pachranga Achar in a pickle". Business Standard. May 25, 2007. 
  8. ^ Carrot Pickle Recipe
  9. ^ Gourmet Garlic Gardens Preserving Garlic
  10. ^ Wright, Helen S. (1912). The New England Cook Book. Duffield & company. pp. 232–234. Retrieved April 19, 2012.  OCLC number: 3889790
  11. ^ Cassell's Dictionary of Cookery. Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co. p. 327. Retrieved April 19, 2012. 
  12. ^ Spicy Onion Pickle Recipe - How To Make Spicy Onion Pickle - Spicy Onion Pickle Receipe
  13. ^ Pickled Baby Onions and Garlic recipe | Achaar Recipes | Paratha Recipes | by Tarla Dalal | Tarladalal.com | #3412
  14. ^ Recipes India - Onion Pickle Recipe - NewKerala Recipes, Cooking Tips
  15. ^ Onion Pickle/ Chutney Recipe by Recipewala.com
  16. ^ Stuffed Red Chilli Pickle Recipe - How To Make Stuffed Red Chilli Pickle - Stuffed Red Chilli Pickle Receipe
  17. ^ Sweet Mango Pickle Recipe - How To Make Sweet Mango Pickle - Sweet Mango Pickle Receipe
  18. ^ Sweet And Sour Lemon Pickle Recipe - How To Make Sweet And Sour Lemon Pickle - Sweet And Sour Lemon Pickle Receipe
  19. ^ Tomato Pickle Recipe
  20. ^ Tomato Pickle/chutney Recipe by RecipeWala.com
  21. ^ Coconut Pickle/chutney Recipe by RecipeWala.com