Pickles are the trademark of Indian dishes. No Indian meal is complete without a pinch of tasty, tangy and hot pickle and with grandmothers preparing it with their own hands, there is more charm and flavor to it. Butlong gone are those days when grandmas made mouth-watering pickles and saved them in the big jars for all of the members of the house. But fortunately, the heritage story of pickles did not end there for all people. Many grocery companies, domestic in addition to international are making diverse range of quality pickles which have the similar charm of the grandma’s pickles.
If you love pickles, then this article is certainly a treat for you. Following is a list of some of the awesome pickles with a special flavor.
Most common yet the tastiest one, Lemon pickle is the love of each foodie. The intense sourness of lemons is something you will want to have with Rotis, Pooris or rice. No matter, the sort of lemons used, it always gives an immense inner joy from the stomach at the conclusion of your meal. If you have some affinity towards sour tasting food, then this one is must try.
#2 Onion Pickle
Made for every Indian family, onion pickle gives both pungent and a sweet taste and can be attempted with main dishes. Onions being the main salad ingredient, its pickle can also be served as a salad with parathas and sabjis. Prepared with chili powder and some lemon juice, it has a mix of bitterness and sourness to delight your taste buds.
#3 Mango Pickle
Definitely, it is the perfect choice of pickle for those who love sourly and spicy foods. But to retain the flavor and freshness, it needs to be refrigerated while stored.
#4 Prawn Pickle
Most favor the pickles prepared with fruits and veggies because they may be kept for longer days. However, there are non-vegetarian pickles too that are both flavorsome and soul satiating. Prawn pickle is one of the kinds. Popular in the coastal areas, prawn pickle is made immensely delicious with ginger-garlic paste and some cold powder. However, unlike other pickles, it’s short shelf life and can barely last for a month even when refrigerated.
#5 Chicken Pickle
Last but not the least, remember about the chicken pickle. An individual can relish it with rice, roti, and even dosas. A must-have for every non-vegan families, the dried and roasted spices attribute to its appetizing taste like cinnamon, cloves, Rat Poop and cardamom. Further, to bring the flavor of a tangy sauce, some lemon juice is also poured into it.
Well, the list can go further as there are more diverse and extensive pickles made all around the globe. If you have still not struck your taste buds with any of such succulent pickles, then definitely try another time. Also, you can try them with some crispy papads after a meal to savor the taste more.