Wednesday, July 6, 2016


Tried out this sweet sour and spicy pickle with apples today. It is really very delicious. If you want to serve it instantly just simmer for little more time sprinkling water as needed.

Apples ..... 2 or as or as needed)
Saunf / fennel seeds ... 1 tsp
Cumin seeds .............. 1 tsp
Mustard seeds ........... 1 tsp
Kalonji / onion seeds ... 1/2 tsp
 Methi / fenugreek seeds .. 1/2 tsp
 Dry red chillies ........... 2-3
Turmeric powder ..... 1/4 tsp
 Crushed jaggery ....... 1 tsp
Vinegar .................. 1 tbsps
 Salt ........... to taste
Oil ....... 2 - 3 tbsps

 1. Wash the apples well and wipe them with a kitchen cloth.
 2. Cut them into small cubes or desired size pieces.
 3. Now dry roast lightly all the spices mentioned in the list and grind them coarsely.
 4. Heat oil in a pan. Reduce the heat and add the jaggery and vinegar.
 5. Stir until jaggery melts. Tip in the spice powder and salt.
6. Add the apple cubes and mix well to coat the masala.
7. Simmer for a minute.
 8. Allow it to cool and then put it in a sterilized jar.
Serve with Rotis / Puris / Theplas

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  1. Interesting recipe! What does it mean to dry roast? I haven't heard of that before...

    1. Dry roasting means sauteeing in a griddle without using oil until the spices get a nice aroma and colour.

  2. This sounds delicious and perfect with paratha nad a cup of tea.


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