Thursday, September 18, 2008

Thotakura Avakaya / Amarnath Leaves Pickle

Preparation :-

  • Take 1 big bunch of amarnath leaves (thotakura) , either u can chop them till tender stems or u can pluck the leaves as i did .

  • Wash them and dry them on a cloth till leaves dry fully.

  • Take 1 sour raw mango . wash it and peel out its skin.

  • chop it as pieces and grind it to a paste . (use a dry mixcy container)

  • Heat a pan add oil . when it turns hot add dried amarnath leaves (thotakura).

  • Fry it nicely till tender stems are cooked.

  • Now add grinded mango paste and fry nicely till mango looses its rawness .

  • Now add 4 tspns chilly powder ( i used 3 mangoes chilly powder) , 2 tspns salt ( i used tata salt) , 1/2 tspn fenugreek seeds powder , 1/4 tspn mustard seeds powder and 1/4 tspn turmeric.

  • Mix nicely and switchoff stove after 5 mins i.e when oil separates .

  • When it is completely cooled transfer it into a plastic bottle and preserve it in refrigerator.

  • U can serve this pickle with hot rice and a drop of ghee only after 1 complete day .


  1. kanchana said...
    hi preethi yesterday only i went through ur recipes. They r awesome. Keep rocking. I would appreciate it if u keep going.
    Hi Kanchana ,
    Thank u for ur appreciation and i would try my best to continue it.
    preethi ram.

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