Malabar Dates Pickle ( Eenthapazham Achar in Malayalam) | How to make Malabar Dates Pickle ( Eenthapazham Achar in Malayalam)

By Sheena Omana Narayanan  |  11th Apr 2018  |  
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Malabar Dates Pickle ( Eenthapazham Achar in Malayalam)by Sheena Omana Narayanan
  • Prep Time

    25

    mins
  • Cook Time

    20

    mins
  • Serves

    5

    People

3

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About Malabar Dates Pickle ( Eenthapazham Achar in Malayalam) Recipe

Eenthapazham Achar is the specialty of Malabar and this is served as side dishes with Thalassery Biryani. I love to have this pickle with hot parathas or rotis. This pickle has blend of sweet,spicy and tangy taste.

Malabar Dates Pickle ( Eenthapazham Achar in Malayalam)

Ingredients to make Malabar Dates Pickle ( Eenthapazham Achar in Malayalam)

  • dates- 350 gms
  • Grated ginger- handful
  • garlic cloves slit length wise- a handful of cloves
  • green chillies- 3nos chop in round shape
  • curry leaves- handful of leaves
  • mustard seeds- 1 tsp
  • cumin seeds- 1 tsp
  • chilly powder- 2 tbsp
  • Water- to make chilly paste 2 tbsp
  • turmeric Powder- 1tsp
  • asafoetida- 1 tsp
  • salt as per your taste
  • jaggery- 2 tbsp
  • Sesame oil- 3 tbsp
  • vinegar- 1/3 cup

How to make Malabar Dates Pickle ( Eenthapazham Achar in Malayalam)

  1. Cut dates and remove seeds and chop them in small pieces and set aside
  2. Now make a paste of chilly powder, mustard seeds and cumin seeds and set aside
  3. Heat sesame oil in a pan once oil is hot add grated ginger, garlic, greenchillies and curry leaves fry for 5 mins and then add turmeric powder and asafoetida and fry well
  4. Add the chilly paste and vinegar. Bring to a boil, now add chopped dates and mix well and then cook for 7-8 mins add salt and jaggery and give a nice mix so that all masala will be coated nicely with dates now cook again until dates soften
  5. Though in Thalassery this is best eaten with biryani I love this pickle with paratha and pooris

Reviews for Malabar Dates Pickle ( Eenthapazham Achar in Malayalam) (1)

Shelly Sharma6 months ago

Quick and easy to make.
Reply
Sheena Omana Narayanan
6 months ago
Yes Shelly...do try...mine was over in 2 days whoever came to my house for small gathering they all finished it.

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