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Old August 6th, 2007, 07:46 PM
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What is your favorite Pickle?

For me, I love Avakai! It is my all-time No 1 favorite pickle...especially love having it with "tomato pappu" - an andhra dish made of lentils. You eat it with rice.

A close second is Gongura pickle. Yum! Then of course, Maagai, tomato pickle, etc

I like Gujarati Chunda too. Also, a sweet mango pickle called 'ATHANNU' - this is a Saurashtra ka pickle.

Along with north-indian food, I like Pachranga achar - especially the pieces of BHEYN! ....

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Old August 6th, 2007, 10:23 PM
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Re: What is your favorite Pickle?

Bedekar's Chilli and lime or chilli and mango or just chilli

Pancharanga, not sure what brand it was but came in a large tin, was good too.....
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Old August 7th, 2007, 08:31 AM
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Re: What is your favorite Pickle?

Fav would have to be lime. Closely followed by mango.

Garlic, amla, ginger, tomato are equally good.
I have had only lime, mango & gongura though after coming to US.

Which also reminds me, I bought a pickle mix from desi store around a year ago. Maybe I should try making garlic pickle. I just hope its not a lengthy procedure.
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Old August 7th, 2007, 09:33 AM
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Re: What is your favorite Pickle?

I rarely eat pickles....only time I eat is....with Hot plain rice..with tadkawali Plain Daal topped with lots of Ghee. Any pickle is fine for me...but lime and green chilli pickle is more preferred...and I love those sweet sour pickles.
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Re: What is your favorite Pickle?

Any pickle, anytime with anything by Mother's recipe, Bedekar's and Khana Khazana brand by Sanjeev Kapoor.
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Re: What is your favorite Pickle?

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Any pickle, anytime with anything by Mother's recipe, Bedekar's and Khana Khazana brand by Sanjeev Kapoor.
i was planning on having a late lunch....now thoughts of all the pickles have my mouth watering already....
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Re: What is your favorite Pickle?

Mango. Chilli. Amla. Then there is special mango pickle called takku (don't know whether this is maharashtrian only recipe or not)
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Re: What is your favorite Pickle?

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For me, I love Avakai! It is my all-time No 1 favorite pickle...especially love having it with "tomato pappu" - an andhra dish made of lentils. You eat it with rice.

A close second is Gongura pickle. Yum! Then of course, Maagai, tomato pickle, etc

I like Gujarati Chunda too. Also, a sweet mango pickle called 'ATHANNU' - this is a Saurashtra ka pickle.

Along with north-indian food, I like Pachranga achar - especially the pieces of BHEYN! ....
Athannu is generic term for any pickle in Gujarat

Athannu does not have sugar syrup..but usually oil as a primary preservative ingredient. Mango athannu usually have ground (but not powdered) or whole fenugreek along with pepper powder and oil
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Re: What is your favorite Pickle?

Now, I am pumped up to make garlic pickle. Going to buy 2-3 pounds of whole garlic today evening. I don't know the requirements yet, but hope that suffices.

I wonder how many days it will take before its actually ready to be eaten.
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Now, I am pumped up to make garlic pickle. Going to buy 2-3 pounds of whole garlic today evening. I don't know the requirements yet, but hope that suffices.

I wonder how many days it will take before its actually ready to be eaten.
Along with the 2-3 pounds of garlic, make sure you buy 6-7 cases of tic tacs or altoids as well.
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Along with the 2-3 pounds of garlic, make sure you buy 6-7 cases of tic tacs or altoids as well.
For putting in pickle ?

Please provide the recipe for it; although I don't promise to make it. (coz.)
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Re: What is your favorite Pickle?

I used to love the lime pickle before... nowadays I've taken a liking to mirchi pickle. Tastes damn well with "khichadi" or "sadha varan bhaat ani tup" (plain boiled dal and rice with ghee) lovely taste!
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Re: What is your favorite Pickle?

Indian pickles have a wide range of flavours and textures and are generally pickled with edible oil, vinegar, lemon juice or water.

My favourite is Gooseberries (amla) and Tomato pickle by Nilonís. In my grocery store I just picked it up (Tomato Pickle) with curiosity as I never had Tomato pickle before and not even imagined it as a Pickle

Some of the regional pickles also taste good - Gongura Pickle, Choondo Pickle, Avakaya Pickle, Sweet Mango Pickle (Gorkeri) etc.
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Re: What is your favorite Pickle?

is there a difference in choondo pickle and gorkeri?
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