Friday, December 30, 2016

Bimbla Nonche /Bilimbi Pickle

Bimbla  Nonche /Bilimbi  Pickle 
  • Fresh Bimbul/Tender Bilimbi - 20
  •  Salt ...1 tsp 
To Grind
  • Dry red chilles - 1 fist
  • Mustard seeds- 4 tsp 
  • Hing /Asafoetida - 2 generous pinch ( i use solid hing )
Wipe the Bilimbi with a clean dry cotton cloth ... chop it into 2 inch roundel's  with dry hand n dry knife ( absolute no trace of moisture )  ... In a Porcelain jar ( Bharni ) add the chopped bilimbi roundels  n  salt . Close the lid n  set this aside for a day ,in a dry place . Next day  just shuffle it once ...

Under direct sun keep the dry red chillies n Mustard separately in a dry plate .
Grind dry red chilly to a fine powder along with hing , can add the boiled cooled  water while grinding ... remove it

Then add the mustard seeds and grind to a coarse powder ..
Add the  ground paste to the salted Bilimbi roundel's  n mix well with dry spoon

Note : This pickle does not have shelf life n can be stored for about a week or a fortnight when refrigerated  ..provided done carefully . 

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