Hog Plum Pickle
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Hog Plum Pickle – Omora Achar from Babita’s Kitchen

Hog Plum, known as Omora in Assamese, Amra in Bengali and Ambade in Hindi is a sour fruit. The fruit is either eaten fresh or made into juice or used in preparation of chutney, pickle, curries and different types of spicy delicacies.

Omora

Here is a recipe from Babita’s kitchen to prepare yummy omora achar, amra achar or hog plum pickle at home.

Omora

Hog Plum Pickle - Omora Achar

Course Pickle
Cuisine Indian

Ingredients
  

  • 1 kg Hog Plum Fruit (Omora)
  • 4 tbsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp Turmeric (Haldhi) Powder
  • 2 tbsp Fenugreek (Methi) Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Coriander (Dhania) Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Cumin (Jeera) Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Red Chilly Powder 
  • 3 tbsp Vinegar
  • 500 gm Mustard Oil

Instructions
 

  • Firstly wash amra fruits and dry them thoroughly.
    Then cut them into squares. Mix salt and keep for a night.
    Next day, drain all the water. Mix turmeric. Sun dry for 2-3 days.
  • Heat a pan. Fry methi seeds, dhania seeds and cumin seeds for sometime. Now, grind the masala in a mixer-grinder.
  • Take mustard oil in the pan and heat it sufficiently. Remove oil from fire and let it cool.
  • Now, add omora pieces to oil and mix well. Add vinegar and masala powder. Mix thoroughly.
  • Pour the pickle in a bottle.
    Keep in sunshine for a week or two. Stir the pickle 2-3 times in a day with help of a clean and dry spoon.
    Your pickle is ready.

Notes

Serve as condiment with your lunch or dinner. In South, this pickle make a complements well with curd rice.
Enjoy and Bon Appétit!!
Keyword Amra Achar, Hog Plum Pickle, Omora Achar

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