Jathikka Achar

15 servings
15 Minutes to prepare
5 Minutes to cook

INGREDIENTS

  • 1. Jathikkathodu/Nutmeg fruits 10 nos
  • 2. Garlic 10-12 nos
  • 3. Ginger sliced 2 inch
  • 4. Mustard powder 1/2 tsp
  • 5. Kashmiri chili powder 3 tbsp
  • 6. Fenugreek powder 3/4 tsp
  • 7. Asafoetida 3/4 tsp
  • 8. Salt 1 pinch
  • 9. Gingerly oil 1/3 cups
  • 10. Vinegar 1/3 cups

PREPARATION

1. Cut the jathikkathondu/ nutmeg fruit into thin slices and set aside (you can also steam it to make it soft, but it will reduce the shelf life of the pickle)

2. Dry roast mustard for two minutes and make it into a coarse powder

3. Heat gingerly oil in a pan add the sliced garlic and ginger and saute for a minute or till the raw flavor disappears

4. Add the sliced nutmeg fruit and saute for three to four minutes or till it becomes soft

5. Add the spice powder and salt and mix for a minute

6. Switch off the flame and mix vinegar

7. When it cools down store in air tight jars

8. It will be ready to use within two or three days

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