Malabar Style Dates Pickle Recipe

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Malabar Style Dates Pickle Recipe 


  • 250 grams Medjool Dates , pitted and roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoon LAXMI Garlic and Ginger paste*
  • 4 Green Chillies , finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 tablespoon Red chilli powder
  • 3 tablespoons Vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida spice*
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Cooking oil
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves*
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Malabar Style Dates Pickle Recipe

  1. To begin making the Malabar Style Dates Pickle Recipe, remove the seeds from the dates, roughly chop them and keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in a wide pan, add the mustard seeds, allow to splutter and then add hing, curry leaves and let the curry leaves splutter.
  3. Add the ginger, garlic pastes and green chilli. Saute till the raw smell goes away. Add the turmeric, red chilli powder and mix well.
  4. Add the chopped dates, and cook until the dates become soft. Season this with salt, sugar and saute for another minute or till the seasoning merges with the recipe.
  5. Add the vinegar and simmer until the pickles comes together and then switch off the heat.
  6. Serve the Malabar Style Dates Pickle Recipe along with parathas, Indian flatbread, for breakfast or with vegetable biryani for a weekday lunch.

*LAXMI ginger and garlic paste can be found in our store.

*Asafoetida, or Hing spice can be found in our store.

*Dean’s is working on sourcing curry leaves. Thank you for your patience!

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