Garlic Pickle by Tarla Dalal

Garlic Pickle by Tarla Dalal

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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.


Recipe Description for Garlic Pickle ( Achaar Recipe )

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Maturing Time:  1 week.
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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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Garlic Pickle by Tarla Dalal
 on 03 Feb 18 03:06 PM

I have used 2 cups of garlic. Will it taste better if i add the above mentioned ingredients four times..
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, No it will not taste nice, just follow the exact recipe...
06 Feb 18 09:04 AM