Recipe Name: Jolpai Pickle
Recipe Main Ingredient: Jolpai
Recipe Brief Description: Jolpai pickle is sweet, spicy and sour. It is delicious by itself. Its a good combination with rice.
Jolpai - 400 grams
Cumin seeds - 2 tbsp
Coriander seeds - 3 tbsp
Salt - 1/2 tbsp
Paas Puran - 1 tbsp
Bay leaves - 3 number
Chili powder - 1 tbsp
Jaggery - 2 1/2 tbsp (grated)
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
Steam the jolphai for about 15 minutes or till tender. Wipe dry with a paper towel and cut out the flesh. You can scrape off the flesh completely and discard the stones, but keeping them with a little bit of its flesh is highly recommended.
Heat the mustard oil in a thick bottomed pan till smoking. Turn off the heat and let it cool for a couple of minutes.
Add the bay leaf and paas puran.
Mix the jolpai with salt, ground cumin, coriander, chili powder and jaggery and add to the pan. Stir everything together.
Return the pan over low heat , cover and cook stirring occasionally to make sure that the mixture does not stick and burn, cook till everything comes together into a thick.
Let it cool to room temperature and then store in air tight glass jars.