Dates Pickle Recipe | Khajur Ka Achar

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Dates Pickle or Khajur Ka Achar is a sweet and tangy pickle made by marinating dates in spices and lemon juice.

This pickle is very unique and different from other Indian pickles, both in texture & taste. It has a chewy texture owing to the dates and a sweet and tangy flavor slightly similar to sweet lemon pickle.

Dates Pickle or Khajur Ka Achar can be served on the side of any Indian meal consisting of roti, paratha or rice.

After preparing the pickle, you need to let it marinate in the spices for 4-5 days for it to be ready. You can put it in a clean glass jar and let it sit at room temperature for 4-5 days. Toss & stir the jar occasionally, around once a day when you check on the pickle.

Dates are amazingly chewy and delicious fruits and are packed full of nutrients. They are also highly rich in fiber and when combined with various zesty Indian spices and lemon, boost your digestion.

To make Dates Pickle at home follow the detailed step by step recipe with photos posted below.

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Dates Pickle Recipe Step By Step Instructions

Dates Pickle Recipe | Khajur Ka Achar

Dates Pickle or Khajur Ka Achar is a sweet and tangy pickle made by marinating dates in spices and lemon.
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Recipe Info

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 20
Category Pickles
Cuisine Indian

Nutrition

Calories: 69kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g

Ingredients For Dates Pickle Recipe | Khajur Ka Achar
  

  • 250 gm Khajur (Dry Dates)
  • 2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/3 Teaspoon Kala Namak (Rock Salt)
  • 1 Teaspoon Lal Mirch (Red Chilli Powder)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Haldi (Turmeric Powder)
  • 1 Pinch Heeng (Asafoetida)
  • 3 Tablespoon Sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon Jeera (Cumin Seeds)
  • 1 Teaspoon Ajwain (Carom Seeds)
  • 1 Teaspoon Kali Mirch (Black Pepper Powder)
  • 3 Cloves Elaichi (Cardamom)
  • 150 ml Lemon Juice (7-8 Lemons)

Step By Step Instructions for Dates Pickle Recipe | Khajur Ka Achar
 

  • Take the khajur (dates) and remove their seeds.
    250 gm Khajur (Dry Dates)
    Dates Pickle | Khajur Ka Achar Recipe Instructions
  • Add salt, kala namak (rock salt), red chilli powder, haldi (turmeric powder) and heeng (asafoetida).
    2 Teaspoon Salt, 1/3 Teaspoon Kala Namak (Rock Salt), 1 Teaspoon Lal Mirch (Red Chilli Powder), 1/2 Teaspoon Haldi (Turmeric Powder), 1 Pinch Heeng (Asafoetida)
    Dates Pickle | Khajur Ka Achar Recipe Instructions
  • Also add sugar, cumin seeds, ajwain (carom seeds), black pepper powder and elaichi (freshly ground).
    3 Tablespoon Sugar, 1 Teaspoon Jeera (Cumin Seeds), 1 Teaspoon Ajwain (Carom Seeds), 1 Teaspoon Kali Mirch (Black Pepper Powder), 3 Cloves Elaichi (Cardamom)
    Dates Pickle | Khajur Ka Achar Recipe Instructions
  • Also add the lemon juice to the mixture.
    150 ml Lemon Juice (7-8 Lemons)
    Dates Pickle | Khajur Ka Achar Recipe Instructions
  • Mix all the ingredients well.
    Dates Pickle | Khajur Ka Achar Recipe Instructions
  • Transfer to a glass bottle. Store it at room temperature for 4-5 days and let the pickle marinate in the spices. Toss & stir it occasionally, around once a day. khajur ka achar is ready.
    Dates Pickle Recipe Step By Step Instructions

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