Dried Bilimbi Pickle | Irumban puli Achar| ഉണക്കിയ ഇരുമ്പൻ പുളി അച്ചാർ2012-03-12
- Yield: 1
- Servings: 4
- Prep Time: 1:30 h
- Cook Time: 20m
- Ready In: 20m
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Dried Bilimbi Pickle
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Dried bilimbi pickle recipe. Pickle with dried bilimbi was new to me. I tasted this recipe from my MIL. It is one of mom’s best recipe. As we all know bilimbi is good for cholesterol problems. In kerala we used to make fish curry with bilimbi. I have already posted traditional Bilimbi pickle | irumban pickle recipe. Hope you all will like this recipes.
Health Benefits of Irumban puli/Bilimbi
Bilimbi is a tangy fruit/vegetable used in side dishes as well as chutney instead of tamarind.
The fruit seems to be effective against coughs and thrush.
It fights against cholesterol and is used as a tonic and laxative.
The fruit is also known to control internal bleeding in the stomach.
The leaves serve as a paste on itches, swelling, mumps or skin eruptions.
Syrup made from Bilimbi is a cure for fever and inflammation.
It is also used to stop rectal bleeding and alleviate internal hemorrhoids.
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50 no of Bilimbi
20 cloves of Garlic
3 tbsp. of Ginger
2 tbsp. of Vinegar
1 cup of Hot water
2 tbsp. of Chilli powder
1/4 spn. of Fenugreek powder
1/4 spn. of Asafoetida
1/4 spn. of Musatrd seeds
A handfull of Curry leaves
Salt to taste
4 tbsp. of Oil
Wash the irumban puli well and dry with a cloth. Slice into small pieces.
Mix some salt with the irumban puli pieces and dry in the hot sun for 2 days.
Soak irumban puli in vinegar and hot water for 30 min.
Heat oil in a pan.
Splutter mustard seeds.
Add sliced garlic,ginger and curry leaves.
Add chilli powder , Fenugreek powder ,asafoetida and sauté well for 1 min in very low flame. Add irumban puli with soaked water.
Cook for 5 min in medium flame. Do not cover the pan.
Serve after 2 hour.