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Saturday, April 23, 2011

.. something more about "achar"


... their is a vast variety of pickles been made in India, they are made up of fruits as well as vegetables. which brings on the wide array to linger your taste buds....

 Mango Pickle
lime, 
cauliflower, 
carrot, 
radish, 
tomato, 
onion, 
pumpkin, 
palm heart,
 lotus stem, 
rose petals,
 ginger, 
gooseberry,
 garlic,
 green or red chili peppers, 
bitter melon, 
mushroom,
 eggplant, 
cucumber and turnip. 
Mixed vegetable pickles are also popular in India...   

... even using the same main ingredients, Indian pickles come in a multiplicity of flavors due to differences in spices and process. tastes and procedures differ from place to place and region to region..

as we know tastes, procedures and spices differ from place to place, Pickles names too differentiate in a country like India, which is known also for its diverseness.. 

known by altered pronunciations here is reference about different names of Pickles been prepared in India.
~~ In Malyalam : uppillittuthu,   
~~ In Tamil : oorugai
~~ In Telugu : Ooragaya
~~ In Kannada : uppinakaayi
~~ In Marathi : lonache
~~ In Gujarati : athanu 
~~ Hindi, Urdu, Bengali : Achar



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