Malabar Style Dates Pickle Recipe

A popular pickle recipe from the Malabar region of Kerala

Nithya Anantham
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Malabar Style Dates Pickle Recipe

Malabar Style Dates Pickle Recipe is a popular pickle recipe from the Malabar region of Kerala. Dates, are usually associated with desserts or eaten raw. But, here we have prepared a delightful pickle out of it. It is an instant pickle recipe, which gets cooked in 10 minutes. It is sweet, spicy and tangy bursting with flavours all at the same time. It pairs very well with the traditionally cooked Thalassery Biryani.

Serve the Malabar Style Dates Pickle Recipe along with Parathas for breakfast or with Vegetable Biryani and Papadam for a weekend lunch.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Pickle recipes such as

  1. Instant Lemon Pickle Recipe
  2. Quick Ginger Pickle Recipe
  3. Spicy Tomato Pickle Recipe

Cuisine: Malabar
Course: Side Dish
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

10 M

Total in

20 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 250 grams Dates , pitted and roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger , paste
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic , paste
  • 4 Green Chillies , finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 tablespoon Red chilli powder
  • 3 tablespoons Vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Cooking oil
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • Salt , to taste

Directions for Malabar Style Dates Pickle Recipe

  1. To begin making the Malabar Style Dates Pickle Recipe, remove the seeds from the dates, roughly chop them and keep aside.

  2. Heat oil in a wide pan, add the mustard seeds, allow to splutter and then add asafoetida, curry leaves and let the curry leaves splutter.

  3. Add the ginger, garlic pastes and green chilli. Saute till the raw smell goes away. Add the turmeric, red chilli powder and mix well.

  4. Add the chopped dates, and cook until the dates become soft. Season this with salt, sugar and saute for another minute or till the seasoning merges with the recipe.

  5. Add the vinegar and simmer until the pickles comes together and then switch off the heat.

  6. Serve the Malabar Style Dates Pickle Recipe along with Parathas for breakfast or with Vegetable Biryani and Papadam for a weekend lunch.

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Last Modified On Wednesday, 09 August 2017 12:39

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