Indian Meat Pickle

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Total Time:
1 day
Serves: 20
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Pickled Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 kg meat, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 10 garlic flakes (slit)
  • 3/4 cup small ginger pieces
  • 25-30 green chillies (slit)
  • 1 cup grated coconut
  • 1.5 cups oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • Simmer in 1 tbsp hot oil and make into seasoning:
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 4 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • For Marination: 2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 3 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

How to Make Indian Meat Pickle

  • Marinate the meat pieces with the marinade. Keep aside for an hour.
  • In a pan, heat 1/2 cup oil.
  • Add green chillies, garlic and ginger and simmer for 5-7 minutes.
  • Drain and keep aside.
  • In the same oil, put the grated coconut and simmer till brown.
  • Mix the simmered ingredients with the seasoning.
  • Add the remaining oil and fry meat till golden brown.
  • Let the meat cool.
  • Add the masala and lemon juice to the meat pieces and mix well.
  • Store in an airtight jar in cool place.
  • Use a day after preparing. If there is not enough oil to cover the meat, heat some oil and when cool, add to the pickle.