Saturday, July 21, 2012

Navu Aadu nu Athanu - New Ginger Pickle

This pickle is made with the freshest, recently harvested ginger. If you use old ginger, the pickle may taste spicier and more pungent. It does have a bite due to ginger, whether it's new or old.

Navu Aadu nu Athanu
New Ginger Pickle
1 knob of freshly harvested ginger, peeled & minced or grated
salt to taste
1 or 2 lemons, freshly squeezed

1. Mix all the ingredients.
2. Adjust lemon juice so the ginger pieces are covered with lemon juice.
3. Store in an airtight glass bottle or jar. Refrigerate.

Note -
1. This pickle comes handy while making any chutney that requires ginger. Just take a spoonful or so from the jar and add to your blender. Just make sure that the spoon your are using to dip in the jar is clean and dry.
2. This pickle is also considered good for any indigestion problems.
3.If you grate the ginger, lots of juice comes out. Do add that juice to the pickle. If you are going to chop instead of grating, please make sure that the ginger is very finely minced.

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