Date Pickle

Dates full of iron and energy .What better way to consume dates than in a pickle form. Dates pickle /achar is very famous in Kerala . Usually served with biryanis. I had mentioned about this pickle in my Thalaseery biryani post but completely forgot to post this .
Here is a simple ,very easy to make Gets ready in just 5-8 minutes .So do try this amazing pickle .

8-10 dates 
1 inch Ginger chopped in Julienne
1 sprig Curry leaves 
1 tsp Red chilli powder
1 1/2 tsp tamarind soaked in water
2 tsp Jaggery
1/8 tsp hing/asafoetida
1 tbsp oil

Heat oil in a pan.
Add mustard seeds once it splutters add curry leaves and ginger.
Fry well till raw smell goes away.
Add chilli powder.
Stir well and add chopped dates.
Add tamarind water and the grated jaggery
Sprinkle salt and hing .
If you want the pickle to have gravy add water .
Switch off flame and serve with thalssery biryani  .

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  1. This delicious tangy date pickle is a sure shot winner and will be loved by all. I am bookmarking this and will make this today itself. Yummy yummy.

  2. Hi Gloria, your date pickle look so appetizing. Me too, can never get enough of spicy pickle. Thanks for sharing.

    Have a nice day, regards.

  3. How can I say no to pickles? Never can I do that. I love this date pickle to its core.