Pickled Strawberries

PICKLED STRAWBERRIES

Hello friends. Today I’ll be making a special pickle from a very special ingredient, strawberries. This is a recipe I cooked up in my mind after seeing lots of ripe strawberries in my kitchen. I have made another recipe from these, strawberry chutney but I wanted to utilize all of them. So this idea came to my mind to mix raisins in them and bang, came out this tasty, successful recipe. It can be best had with stuffed paranthas, pooris, tandoori rotis. I really loved this accidental recipe and I surely think you too will. So the recipe is as follows:—-

Ingredients:-

  1. Strawberry-250 gms
  2. Raisins-A handful
  3. Black and White Salt-According to taste
  4. Black Mustard Powder-1 tbsp
  5. Red Chilly Powder-1 tsp
  6. Pickle Masala-1 tsp
  7. Roasted and Powdered Cumin-1/2 tsp
  8. White Vinegar-2 tbsp

For the tempering or tadka:-

  1. Five Spice-1 tsp
  2. Asafoetida- A pinch
  3. Fortune Vegetable Oil-1 tbsp

STEPS

Step 1

Wash, cut and dry the strawberries into medium-sized pieces.

IMG-4668.JPGStep 2

Take a wok. Add oil, five spice, and asafoetida to it. When it browns add the strawberries and raisins and stir for one minute.

Step 3

Now add all the remaining ingredients, both the salts, black mustard powder, red chilly powder, pickle masala and roasted cumin powder and then switch the gas off. Next, add some vinegar to it.

IMG-4666Step 4

Store the pickle in a jar and use it from the next day of making. The proportion of the masalas must be adequate in the pickle.

Our Pickled Strawberries are ready.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week ahead everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!

Strawberry Chutney

STRAWBERRY CHUTNEY

Hello friends and welcome back. Today, I was wondering about the strawberries I had in my kitchen and what could be done with them when creativity struck me well and I decided to come up with a unique combination chutney, that of strawberries, apple, and mint, giving it a very refreshing touch, which on experimenting came out just very fine. So I decided to share it with you all. It’s a simple not too sweet and a bit tangy chutney which you can use in a multipurpose way as a spread, a dip, a chutney which in any manner will taste great. It has the freshness and taste that will surely impress you well. So friends do try making this quick chutney in your kitchens. Now let’s start with its making—-

Ingredients:

  1. Ripe Strawberry-250 gms
  2. Apple-1/2 of 1
  3. Green Chilly-1
  4. Mint-5 leaves
  5. Black Salt and White Salt- According to taste
  6. Sugar or Sugar free-1/2 tsp,3 pellets
  7. Lemon Juice-1 tsp

STEPS

Step 1 

IMG-4660.JPGWash and cut the strawberries, apple, green chilly roughly.

Step 2

Put the above ingredients along with mint in a chutney jar and grind to a smooth paste.

Step 3

Take out the chutney in a bowl. Add the black and white salt, sugar or sugar-free and lemon juice and mix it up well.

IMG-4658.JPGOur Strawberry Chutney is ready. Serve it with sandwiches as a spread,upma,dosai or stuffed paranthas.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedbacks. Have a great week everyone. Till then, happy living, healthy cooking!!! And let me know how the chutney came out for you. I am sure it won’t be disappointing.

 

 

Beans And Strawberry Pickle

BEANS AND STRAWBERRY PICKLE

Hi, my dear buddies. Today’s recipe is an experimental twist which came to my mind today. This combination is really very stylish and unique and too tasty to come true. It can be had with chapatis, naans, bread and anything you wish to. It is a sweet-tangy combination of a fruit and a veggie and is really awesome and easily made. Do make it and enjoy this wonderful pickle, it really can be your treat to happiness.

Ingredients:-

  1. French Beans- 250 gms
  2. Strawberry-150 gms
  3. Salt-According to taste
  4. Turmeric Powder-1 tsp
  5. Red Chilly Powder-1 tsp
  6. Yellow Mustard Powder-1 tbsp
  7. Achaar Masala-1 tsp
  8. Asafoetida-1/2 tsp
  9. Five Spices-1/2 tsp
  10. Roasted Five Spices Powder-1/2 tsp
  11. Fortune Mustard Oil-2 tbsp
  12. Sugar or Sugarfree- 1/2 tsp
  13. Vinegar-2 tbsp

STEPS

DSC01190.JPGStep 1

Wash and cut the strawberries and french beans. Blanch only beans.

Step 2

Take a pan. Add mustard oil, five spices, and asafoetida. Now add the blanched beans and fry for 2 minutes on high flame. Add the strawberries and fry it too. Next add the masalas, salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, yellow mustard powder, achaar masala, roasted five spices powder, sugar or sugar-free and switch off the gas. Lastly, add the vinegar and store in a jar.

DSC01185.JPGOur Beans and Strawberry pickle is ready. It is an instant pickle and can be used as it gets made. It is a slightly sweet and salty pickle and is sure to delight your taste.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedbacks. Have a great week everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!! And happy pickling too!!!