Nutritional Facts of Fresh Turmeric and Ginger Pickle

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Fresh Turmeric and Ginger Pickle

 

fresh turmeric and ginger pickle recipe | kachi haldi ka achar | haldi adrak ka achar | Indian style ginger turmeric pickle |

 

fresh turmeric and ginger pickle  is an Indian winter special pickle which carries umpteen health benefits. Learn how to make kachi haldi ka achar. 

 

The soothing taste of fresh turmeric and the spiky flavour of fresh ginger make for a fabulous pickle! While fresh and tender, you will find the texture and taste of ginger in Indian style ginger turmeric are very enjoyable. Although mild, you can still feel your taste buds tingle when you bite into a piece.

 

To make fresh turmeric and ginger pickle, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and mix well. Transfer it to an air-tight glass jar, close the lid and set it aside in a cool, dry place for 4 to 5 hours for the flavours to blend well. Serve or store refrigerated in the same glass jar. It stays fresh up to 6 months when refrigerated.  

Turmeric too has a unique flavour, which has to be experienced to be understood. Together with a dash of lemon juice, the duo in haldi adrak ka achar pickle are sure to pleasantly surprise you.

This kachi haldi ka achar can be made only when the ingredients are in season which is winter season. During this time when they make their appearance in the market, almost every household whips up a batch of this pickle as it is not only tasty but also good for health. Make a batch at the beginning of winter season (during the end of October) and towards the end of January make 1 to 2 more batches for the coming months. 

 

Ginger has compound Gingerol and fresh turmeric has curcuminoids, both which have anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial benefits. The lemon juice added not only acts as a preservative for the Indian style ginger turmeric pickle, but also adds vitamin C, which too acts as an antioxidant and helps builds your immunity to fight various infections. Read more about the health benefits of fresh turmeric, amba haldi. 

This recipe can be enjoyed by healthy people to heart patients, cancer patients to even diabetics. Have a small quantity of kachi haldi ka achar daily during meal time. 

 

Tips for fresh turmeric and ginger pickle. 1. While this recipe mentions to use sliced ginger and turmeric, you can also finely chop it. 2. For this pickle, use the special white variety of ginger, available with this fresh turmeric in the winter season. It has a slightly mild taste and hence is a good addition to the pickle. 

Value per per serving% Daily Values
Energy68 cal3%
Protein1.2 g2%
Carbohydrates13.3 g4%
Fiber2 g8%
Fat1.1 g2%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A0 mcg0%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.1 mg1%
Vitamin C46.8 mg117%
Vitamin E0.2 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)9.6 mcg5%
MINERALS
Calcium87.4 mg15%
Iron0.4 mg2%
Magnesium22.9 mg7%
Phosphorus12 mg2%
Sodium5428.5 mg285%
Potassium325.1 mg7%
Zinc0.1 mg1%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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