Drumstick Pickle (Muringakka Achar)

Ingredients for Drumstick Pickle (Muringakka Achar):

1. Drumstick – ½ kg

2. Garlic – 100 gm

    Ginger – 100 gm

    Fenugreek – 1 small spoon

    Kashmiri chilli powder – 5 big spoons

    Asafoetida powder – 1 small spoon

3. Gingelly oil – 1 cup

4. Mustard – 1 big spoon

5. Vinegar – 2 cups

    Salt – For taste

How to prepare Drumstick Pickle (Muringakka Achar)?

1. Cut drumstick into 1-inch pieces.

2. Make a fine paste of ingredients no: 2.

3. Heat oil in a pan and sputter mustard seeds.

4. Add the ground paste to it and sauté it for a few minutes.

5. When it is done, add salt and vinegar and allow it to boil.

6. Add drumstick pieces to it and cook it. (Never overcook drumstick till it turns mushy)

7. Put off the flame and allow the pickle to cool down.

8. Store pickle in glass containers.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine May 1-14, 2015 

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