Guava Pickle Recipe – Perakka Achar

2013-02-06
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  • Yield : 250gm
  • Servings : 4 nos
  • Prep Time : 5m
  • Cook Time : 5m
  • Ready In : 10m

Guava is a great fruit, rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Folic Acid, Potassium, Calcium and Iron. Above all Guavas are low in fat and calories and high in fiber.  The seeds of the guava fruit are edible. Guava can be eaten raw, added to smoothies or when they are too ripe you can get creative and make some pickle.

Guava is a tropical fruit, cultivated mainly in the Asian countries. It is quite similar in shape to pear and has a rind that is green in color and changes to yellow when it becomes over-ripe. Inside the rind, which is consumed along with the fruit and not peeled, there is flesh that is either white or pinkish/reddish in color.

Guava, having high content of roughage, no cholesterol & less digestible carbohydrates, is good for those trying to lose weight.

Guava pickle is very easy to make and very tasty to eat. It goes well with rice or chapathi.

Try this tasty and nutritious pickle recipe!

Ingredients

  • Guava – 2 (medium ripe)
  • Red chilly powder - 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tbsp
  • Asafoetida powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Fenugreek powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Curry leaves - 2 string
  • Salt to taste
  • Garlic - 1 tsp
  • Vinegar - 1 tsp
  • Sesame oil - 3 tbsp
  • Green chilly - 2 (cut in to small pieces)

Method

Step 1

Clean and cut the guava into small cubes.

Step 2

Heat sesame oil in a pan. Splutter mustard seeds. Add green chillies, curry leaves, red chilly powder, asafoetida powder, garlic, fenugreek powder and saute for 2 minutes.

Step 3

Once it is done, add guava and salt. Saute for 2-3 minutes. Add vinegar and stir well to get mixed. Remove from fire and let it cool.

Step 4

The tasty guava pickle is ready to be served.

Step 5

Serve with rice.

 

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