Muli ka Achar ( Radish Pickle)

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Muli ka Achar ( Radish Pickle)
Muli ka Achar ( Radish Pickle)

Muli ka Achar ( Radish Pickle) 

Muli ka achar" refers to radish pickle or radish achar. Achar is a term used in various South Asian cuisines for pickles or relishes made from vegetables or fruits. Making radish achar typically involves slicing or grating radishes and then marinating them in a mixture of spices, oil, and sometimes vinegar.

Ingredients:

  • Muli (Radishes), thinly sliced or grated
  • Mustard oil
  • Mustard seeds
  • Fenugreek seeds
  • Asafoetida (hing)
  • Turmeric powder
  • Red chili powder
  • Salt
  • Sugar
  • Vinegar (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Heat mustard oil in a pan until it reaches its smoking point. Allow it to cool slightly.
  2. Add mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, and a pinch of asafoetida to the hot oil. Let the seeds splutter.
  3. Add turmeric powder and red chili powder to the oil. Stir well.
  4. Add sliced or grated radishes to the spice mixture. Mix thoroughly.
  5. Season with salt and sugar according to your taste.
  6. If desired, you can add a splash of vinegar for extra tanginess.
  7. Allow the radish achar to cool completely before transferring it to a clean, dry jar.

Benefits of Radish Pickle : 

Radish achar, like other pickles, can offer both flavor enhancement to your meals and potential health benefits. Here are some general benefits associated with including pickles, including radish achar, in your diet:

  1. Probiotics: Fermented pickles, including some types of achar, can be a source of probiotics. These are beneficial bacteria that can contribute to a healthy gut microbiome, promoting digestion and overall gut health.

  2. Nutrient Retention: Some nutrients in vegetables may be retained through the pickling process. While there can be some loss of heat-sensitive vitamins, certain minerals and antioxidants may still be present in pickled vegetables.

  3. Low in Calories: Pickles are typically low in calories, making them a good option for adding flavor to your meals without significantly increasing your calorie intake.

  4. Antioxidants: Radishes, the main ingredient in radish achar, contain antioxidants that may help combat oxidative stress and inflammation in the body.

  5. Digestive Aid: The combination of spices often used in achar recipes, such as mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds, may have digestive benefits and help alleviate digestive issues.

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