Dates Pickle

Dates-15 to 20,pitted and roughly chopped
Shallots-3to4,finely chopped
Garlic-1/2pod,finely chopped
Ginger-1/2inch,finely chopped
Redchilli powder-2tbsp
Mustard seeds-1/2tsp
Fenugreek seeds-1/2tsp
Gingelly oil-1/2cup
Vinegar -1/2cup
Boiled water-2tbsp
Salt as per taste

Heat the oil and splutter the mustard seeds.Add the fenugreek seeds and allow it lightly brown.Add in the shallots,ginger and garlic.Allow this to roast for a minute and then add the chilli, fenugreek, salt and asafoetida. Let it roast and then add in the dates and coat it well.Pour in the water and allow to cook for a minute. Switch off the flame and when it cools down,pour in the vinegar.Store in a glass jar.
Best served with biryanis, dal rice or curd rice!!!!! 


Sona - quick picks/pick quicks said...

looks delish, dear...

Sapana Behl said...

Pickle with dates must be yummy!

Priya Suresh said...

Wish i get a bottle of this pickle, drooling here.

divya said...

Oh this looks super tempting

Chitz said...

Ahh.. This wud taste awesome with nei choru.. Am gonna make some soon.. Bookmarked ;)

Kalyan P said...

looks lovely & delicious...mouthwatering!

Nilu A said...

Have never tried dates pickle before.. The use of gingelly oil tempts me to try it.. Will try this soon Biny :-)