Ginger and Green Chilly Pickle | Allam Pachimirapa Pachadi

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Recipe prepared by Smt Jhansi Lakshmi
Article written by Lakshmi Aparna

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Preparation Time: 30-40 minutes
Shelf life: 6 months in freezer
Yield: 2 kgs

This is an easy to prepare pickle. It goes well along with Idly, Dosa, Vada, etc. You can use a small quantity when required, dilute the pickle according to the required thickness. In this pickle Ginger, Tamarind, Jaggery and Green chilly are main ingredients.

1.Ginger which is good for digestion and can help fight infections. 
2.Jaggery is rich in minerals, mainly iron.
3.Tamarind is good for easing stomach discomfort and aiding digestion.
4.Green chilly is a rich source of vitamin C, vitamin B6, Iron, Copper and has many health benefits.


Cleaned and peeled Ginger: 250 grams
Ginger Pieces

Jaggery: 250 grams
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Green Chilies: 250 grams

Tamarind paste (step by step instructions): 250 grams
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Bengal gram: 50 grams
Bengal Gram

Urad dal: 50 grams
Urad Dal

Coriander seeds: 100 grams
Coriander Seeds
Cumin seeds: 25 grams
Cumin Seeds

Fenugreek seeds: 1/2 tbsp
Fenugreek seeds

Curry leaves: 100 grams
curry leaves

Garlic: 125 grams

Turmeric: 1/2 tsp

Oil: 4-5 tbsp

Salt: approximately 250 grams

Boiled and cooled water: 250ml


Step 1: Roast Bengal gram and Urad dal for 2-3 minutes, keep it aside
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Step 2: Roast Fenugreek seeds, Coriander seeds for 2-3 minutes. Add Cumin seeds to the mix and roast  for a minute. (Why : If we roast Cumin seeds along with Coriander seeds, Cumin seeds will get burnt). Keep it aside
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Step 3: Fry Green chilies in 2 tbsp oil in a pan, keep them aside
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Step 4: Fry Ginger in 2 tbsp oil for 3-5 minutes in medium flame (good aroma is the indication to stop frying)
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Step 5: Fry Curry leaves in 1 tbsp Oil for a minute
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Let them cool.

Step 6: Blend roasted Bengal gram and Urad dal
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Step 7: Blend fried Curry leaves 
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Step 8: Blend Garlic, Green chilly and Ginger by adding 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder (Add water each time while blending if required) 
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Step 9: Mix everything in a mixing bowl by adding Salt, Jaggery and Tamarind paste
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Step 10: Blend the mixture again in a blender

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Ginger and Green chilly pickle is ready :)
Store it any air-tight container in a refrigerator.
This pickle tastes good with Dosa, Idli, Vada, etc. 
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