Grandma's Garlic Pickle | How to make Grandma's Garlic Pickle

By Jofy Abraham  |  16th Mar 2016  |  
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About Grandma's Garlic Pickle Recipe

This is our family favourite garlic pickle that my mom in law learned from her Grandma's kitchen. A mouth watering pickle with chunks of garlic that aids digestion.

Grandma's Garlic Pickle is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Grandma's Garlic Pickle by Jofy Abraham is a step by step process by which you can learn how to make Grandma's Garlic Pickle at your home. It is an easy recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. Grandma's Garlic Pickle is a dish which comes from Tamil Nadu cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 10 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Grandma's Garlic Pickle takes 15 minute for the preparation and 25 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Grandma's Garlic Pickle make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Grandma's Garlic Pickle will be the best option for you. The flavor of Grandma's Garlic Pickle is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Grandma's Garlic Pickle at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

Grandma's Garlic Pickle

Ingredients to make Grandma's Garlic Pickle

  • 250 gms garlic peeled
  • 100 gm tamarind
  • 60 ml of gingelly oil
  • 3 tspn chilli powder (or more to suit your taste buds )
  • A pinch of hing/asafoetida
  • 1 tbsp mustard seeds
  • water as required
  • salt to taste

How to make Grandma's Garlic Pickle

  1. Heat a pan with 2 tsp of oil. Add all the garlic. Roast them well until they turn golden brown in colour. Remove them to a plate and let it cool.
  2. Grind half of the roasted garlic into a coarse paste. Only one stir in the blender is enough.
  3. Add 1/2 cup water to the tamarind and make a thick tamarind extract.
  4. Heat the same pan with 50 ml of oil. Add mustard seeds. Once all of them splutter, add a pinch of asafoetida. Add the tamarind extract, allow it to boil on a medium flame until the oil separates.
  5. Now add the roasted garlic+roasted garlic paste to the tamarind gravy boiling in the pan. Give it a nice stir. Add the red chilli powder and required salt. Stir well.
  6. Allow the mixture to boil in low to medium flame for the next 15 minutes while stirring in between.
  7. Once done, turn it off and allow the pickle to cool. Transfer to a air tight jar. Serve it with curd rice and its heavenly :)
  8. Serve it with curd rice and its heavenly!

Reviews for Grandma's Garlic Pickle (2)

Rashmi Agrawala year ago

How long can we store this pickle?

Kayalvizhi Suresha year ago

Check spelling before you post in tamil.dont spoiled my language
Kayalvizhi Suresh
a year ago
Garlic pickle receipe nice.i will try and give you feedback

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