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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Apple's Achar(আপেলের আচার)

Ingredients :
  1. Apple - 3
  2. Hot whole red pepper - 6/7 piece
  3. Vinegar- 3/4 cup
  4. Sugar - 1 cup or your taste
  5. Cardamon - 3 piece
  6. Cinnamon stick - 2 small stick
  7. Bay leaves - 2 piece
  8. Ginger root (finely chopped)
  9. Salt- 1/2 ts
Procedure :
  1. Wash the apples and pat dry it with paper towel. Then cut each apple into 8 pieces.
  2. If you want your achar to be more spicy then you can dry roast the pepper lightly and then break them into 2 pieces.
  3. Put all the pieces of apples in a heavy bottom pan. Then add cinnamon, cardamon, bay leaves, ginger and salt; and cover the pan with lid. Cook it in low heat for few minutes. 
  4. When the apples become little tender; add vinegar and let it cook for 5-6 minutes.
  5. Now add the sugar and red pepper; and cover the pan again. Let it cook in medium heat. Stir occasionally and mashed the apple with an wooden spoon. When the gravy become thick and the apple mashed properly, turn off the burner and let achar to cool down.
  6. Enjoy it with polao, biryani or khicuri.

1 comment:

  1. Beautiful, now i can put our apple tree to good use, really need to try this out, the apple on our tree is so sour (almost like Bangladeshi mangos:)