Hog Plum Pickle
Homely Pickle

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.


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


Hog Plum Pickle - Omora Achar

Course Pickle
Cuisine Indian


  • 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


  • 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.


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


A housewife and a cookaholic!!!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating