Friday, June 3, 2011

Pandu Mirapakaya Pickle (pachadi)


Ingredients :

1 kg Pandu Mirapakayalu
200 gr Tamarind
200 gr Salt
1 sp Turmeric powder
2 sp Methi seeds
2 sp Mustard seeds

For Popu :

2 sp Mustard seeds
3 Red chillies (crocked)
250 gr Oil

Method :

  • Clean Fresh Red chillies with a clean cloth and cut into small pieces.
  • Now grind all the pieces along with salt & turmeric powder.
  • Clean and remove seeds from the tamarind.
  • Add to chilli paste and mix, let it soak for 2 or 3 days.
  • Roast Methi seeds,Mustard seeds and grind into a fine powder.
  • On third day the tamarind is soft again grind the chilli mix.
  • Add mustard powder, methi powder and stir well.
  • Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds, let them splutter
  • Add crocked red chillies and turn of the stove.
  • Let it cool to room temperature then add to chilli pickle.
  • Store in a dry air tight container, this pickle will stay for 1 year.
  • serve with rice, idli, dosa.

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