Garlic Pickle ( Achaar Recipe )

A hot and sweet Garlic Pickle, the sweetness is provided by jaggery, whereas the ground pickle masala adds spice and flavour to the pungent garlic.

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Garlic is often added in small quantities to chutneys and pickles as part of their flavouring, but as in this recipe, it can also be the main ingredient of a hot and sweet garlic pickle. The sweetness is provided by jaggery. The garlic pods can be cooked as in this recipe or matured in the sun. The aroma of garlic is unmistakable and pungent. Oil your hands before you peel garlic to prevent your fingers from getting discoloured and having a lingering garlic aroma throughout the day. Soaking garlic cloves in hot water makes it easier to peel them. This pickle is ready to serve after about a week and it stays well for upto 3 months. I have made a small quantity of this recipe, but you can multiply the quantities to make more if you like. Storage upto 3 months: In a cool dry place.

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Garlic Pickle ( Achaar Recipe ) recipe - How to make Garlic Pickle ( Achaar Recipe )

Preparation Time:    Maturing Time:  1 week.   Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 0.50 to 0.5 cup
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  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai, add the garlic cloves and turmeric powder and sauté on a slow flame for 3 to 4 minutes or till they are soft, while stirring continuously.
  2. Add the lemon juice and cook on a slow flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the chilli powder, jaggery and salt and cook on a slow flame for another 2 to 3 minutes or till the jaggery has dissolved, while stirring occasionally
  4. Add the masala powder, mix well and cook for another minute.
  5. Remove from the flame, cool and store in a sterilised glass jar.
  6. Store in a cool dry place. This pickle is ready for the table after 1 week.

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Nutrient values per serving
Energy924 cal
Protein1.2 g
Carbohydrates24.7 g
Fiber2 g
Fat91.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A810 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.1 mg
Vitamin C46.8 mg
Calcium93.6 mg
Iron0.6 mg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Sodium0 mg
Potassium324 mg
Zinc0.1 mg

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Garlic Pickle ( Achaar Recipe )
 on 01 Feb 17 01:33 AM

Hi Mam, Do we need to keep the jar in sun?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Deepika, As mentioned store in a cool, dry place, so storing at room temp is fine
01 Feb 17 08:43 AM
Garlic Pickle ( Achaar Recipe )
 on 14 Nov 14 04:36 PM

This is specially for all the garlic lovers... This garlicky pickle is made of full garlic cloves with many spices in it.. The jaggery and spices togather makes it sweet and spicy..
Garlic Pickle ( Achaar Recipe )
 on 01 Jun 12 08:45 PM