Pickles And Chutneys-A Collection of Recipes
Aachar aur Chatni Selection

Mamta Gupta

Pickles are an important part of Indian cusine. It is a way of preserving vegetables that are out of season, as well of spicing up the everyday food and snacks. There are hundreds of pickles in India, each family has their own favourites. Here is a selection of some of my favourite pickles and chutneys. Do try a few, they can be used with non-Indian foods too, including sandwiches.

*The word Chutney comes from original Hindi word Chatni which is a tangy and spicy paste/sauce that makes you smack you lips, makes your tongue and mouth come alive! The word Chat/chaat means 'lick' and 'chatna' means 'to lick'. The original Indian chatni is a mix of uncooked fruit (raw mango/apple/other fruits), green chillies, herbs like coriander and mint, a few spices, lemon or vinegar or tamarind, sometimes sugar, all ground together to a paste. Other ingredients can also be added according to taste. In England, and the West, it is called Chutney and it generally means a spicy preserve/condiment, where fruits or vegetables have been cooked in vinegar, with spices and sugar, and then bottled.

Note: Mustard oil should always be heated to smoking point first and allowed to cool completely, before adding it to the pickle.

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1. Apple/Fruit Chutney (Conserve)
2. Apple/Fruit Chutney (Conserve), Low Sugar
3.Aubergine (Brinjal or Eggplant) Pickle
4.Black Chickpea/Bengal Gram Pickle
5. Carrot Pickle, Instant
6. Chana Dal (Split Bengal Gram) Chatni (Chutney)
7.Chickpea Chutney
8.Chilli Pickle 1 with Green Garlic
9.Chilli Pickle 2a with Ginger
10.Chilli Pickle 2b with Green Turmeric Roots
11. Chilli Pickle 3 in Lime Juice or Vinegar and Mustard Seeds
12.Chilli Pickle 4 in Vinegar
13. Chilli Pickle 5 in Mustard Oil
14.Chilli Pickle 6 with White Mooli Radish
15.Chilli Pickle 7 in Brine and Vinegar
16.Chilli Pickle 8 Stuffed
17.Chilli Pickle 9 Stuffed
18.Chilli Pickle 10-Fresh Pickle
19.Chilli Sauce 1 - A Smoking Hot Sauce
20.Chilli Sauce 2 Steve's Ouch Ouch sauce
21. Chilli Sauce 3 - Margaret Young's Instant Sauce
22. Chilli Sauce 4 - from Sichuan
23.Chilli Sauce 5 - Patrick�s
24. Chilli Sauce 6 - Mamta's Chilli, Ginger and Garlic Sauce
25. Chilli Sauce 7 - Sunita's Chilli, Ginger and Garlic sauce
26. Chilli Sauce 8- Geeta's Chilli, Garlic and Tomato Sauce
27. Chillies in Yoghurt (Chillies Pickled in Yoghurt/Curd)
28.Coconut Chutney 1, Priya�s
29.Coconut Chutney 2, Mamta�s
30.Corinda (Karonda) Pickle
31.Curry Leaves Chutney
32.Courgette and Ginger Pickle
33.Garlic Pickle
34.Garlic and green chilli Pickle 1
35.Garlic and green chilli Pickle 2
36.Dry Mango Slice (Khatai) Chutney
37.Garlic and Mint Chutney
38.Ginger Pickle in Lime Juice
39.Ginger and Dry Dates Pickle
40.Green Chutney - Coriander Mint and Mango or Apple
41.Green Chutney - Coriander, Mint and Pomegranate
42.Green Garlic and Green Chilli Pickle
43.Green Tomato Chutney
44.Jackfruit Pickle
45.Karela (Bitter Gourd) Chutney with Tamarind
46.Karonda (Natal Plum or Corinda) Pickle
47.Kumquat (Orange), Sweet Pickle
48.Lemon Pickle in Oil - 1
49.Lemon Pickle - 10, With Ginger & Szechuan Peppers
50.Lemon Pickle - 2, A Quick Microwave Method
51.Lemon Pickle in Oil - 3, A Quick, Microwave Method
52.Lemon Pickle - 4, Traditional North Indian (Preserved Lemons)
53. Lemon Pickle - 5, Traditional North Indian With Carom Seeds
54. Lemon Pickle - 6 With Dates - Reeta's
55.Lemon Pickle - 7, Sweet and Hot - Mamta's
56.Lemon Pickle - 8, Sweet and Hot - Mohini's
57. Lemon Pickle - 9, A Quick Microwave Method
58.Lemon and Onion Chutney
59.Mango Pickle - Gupta Family Style
60.Mango Pickle with Asafoetida � Hot!
61.Mango Pickle with Chick Peas
62.Mango Pickle with Garlic
63.Mango Pickle with Ground Spices
64.Mango Sweet Pickle/Chutney 1 - Gupta Family Style
65. Mango Sweet Pickle/Chutney 2- Sun Ripened
66.Mince Meat Pickle
67.Mint sauce, English
68.Nine Jewels Chutney
69.Piccalilli, Pickled Vegetables in Mustard & Vinegar
70. Pickle, Basic Recipe for Pickling Vegetables Indian Style
71.Pickled Fresh Fruits With a Chilli Hot Dressing
72.Pickled Onions, Indian Restaurant Style
73. Pickled Sweet Ginger
74.Plum Chutney
75.Prawn Balchao Pickle
76.Tamarind Chutney or Sauce or Ketchup
77.Tamarind Chutney with Banana
78.Tamarind Chutney with Ginger and Mustard Seed 'Tarka'
79.Tomato Chutney or Sauce, Fresh - 1
80.Tomato Chutney or Sauce, Fresh - 2
81.Tomato Ketchup
82.Tomato Relish/Salsa 1
83.Tomato Relish/Salsa 2, Hot!
84.Turnip, Carrot and Cauliflower Pickle 1
85.Turnip, Carrot and Cauliflower Pickle 2

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