Sweet Chilli Plum Pickle

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Total Time:
15 minutes
Serves:
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Pickled Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • Raw Plums – 500 grams
  • Garlic – 15 cloves
  • Ginger – 50 grams
  • Curry Leaves – 4 sprigs
  • Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
  • Fenugreek Seeds – 1 tsp
  • Chilli Powder – 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp
  • Asafoetida (Hing) – ½ tsp
  • Sesame Oil– ½ cup (125 ml)
  • Vinegar – ½ cup
  • Salt – to taste
  • Jaggery or Brown Sugar – 2 tbsp

How to Make Sweet Chilli Plum Pickle

  • Finely chop Ginger and Garlic
  • De-seed and cut Plums into 4 quarters and each quarter into 2 pieces
  • Mix Chilli and Turmeric Powders in a small amount of Water
  • Heat Oil in a heavy bottomed pan, lower flame and add Mustard Seeds, allow splutter.
  • Add Fenugreek seeds and Curry leaves, stir for 1 minute.
  • Add Ginger and Garlic, sauté for about 10 minutes on medium flame.
  • Add the powders paste and stir for 4 minutes.
  • Add the Plum pieces, stir well, check for Salt, cook on medium flame for 10 mins.
  • Add Jaggery or Brown Sugar and Hing, remove from flame.
  • Allow to cool.
  • In a separate pan, bring to boil Vinegar and mix in the pickle.
  • Allow to cool. Spoon into sterilised jars, seal, label and refrigerate. (Ideally allow the pickle to mature and mellow for about one week.)

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