Tamarind Ginger Pickle

28 Feb

Allam Pacchadi


Ginger 5-7 inch piece
Tamarind 2 inch sized ball
Green Chiles 2-3
Jaggery (grated) 2-3 tbsps
Turmeric Powder a pinch
Salt to taste


Fenugreek Seeds Powder a pinch
Urad Dal a big pinch
Mustard Seeds a big pinch
Cumin Seeds a big pinch
Asafoetida a pinch
Oil 1 tbsp

Method of preparation:

Remove ends, wash and slice green chiles.
Peel and mash ginger thoroughly.

Soak tamarind in 2 cups of water and extract all the pulp discarding any viens.
Boil the tamarind extract until it thickens a little.

Heat oil in a sauce pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
Then add sliced green chiles and mashed ginger.
Finally add reduced tamarind extract, jaggery, turmeric powder and salt.
Adjust the seasonings and boil for few more seconds.
Remove from heat, cool it down, store tight and refrigerate.
Serve with idly, dosa, vada….

Notes: Roast the fenugreek seeds until golden brown, powder them and store tight for further use.

8 Responses to “Tamarind Ginger Pickle”

  1. Uma February 28, 2008 at 3:57 pm #

    Ginger pickle is one of my fav. Looks so lovely.

  2. Mythreyee February 28, 2008 at 4:07 pm #

    I just love to visit your site every day, to just look and admire at the wonderful combos that you choose. I have tried few of your recipes and they were just fantastic. This one is just so good. Thanks for sharing these unique recipes.

  3. Radhika February 28, 2008 at 8:34 pm #

    pachadi is looking very nice.Serving bowl is very very nice.

  4. Cham February 28, 2008 at 9:54 pm #

    I dont know which one i love, pickle, picture….
    Definetly, the pickle is my favorite

  5. Deepa February 28, 2008 at 9:59 pm #

    In my house this is called Puli Ingi …Awesome lady …It taste great with dosa ..Thanks for sharing

  6. dr sunil kotkar January 22, 2009 at 11:03 am #

    can anyone give me the recipe of tender (green) black pepper pickle?

  7. padmaja ravindranath January 19, 2010 at 8:12 pm #

    it is very good pickle. my mother use to do this pikle. now iam prepare thid. it is good for health.


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