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Thursday, July 14, 2011

Spicy Whole Olive Pickle(জলপাইয়ের ঝাল আচার)

  1. Olive(jolpai)-12-14 pieces(large)
  2. Garlic-20-22 cloves(whole)
  3. Ginger-1 Tbs(paste)
  4. Mustered seed-1 Tbs(powder)
  5. Mustered seed-1 ts(whole)
  6. Panch foron-1Tbs(powder)
  7. Panch foron-1 Tbs(whole)
  8. Turmeric powder-1/2 ts
  9. Red chili powder-1 ts or your choice
  10. Cumin powder-1/2 ts
  11. Whole red chili-4 pieces
  12. Bay leaves-2 pieces
  13. Vinegar-1/2 cup
  14. Sugar-2 ts
  15. Mustered oil-around 1/2 cup
  16. Salt-1/2 ts
  1. Boil olive (jolpai) until tender. Remove and drain water. Slit boiled jolpai 4-5 times.
  2. Put panch foron powder,mustered seed powder,turmeric powder,red chili powder and cumin powder to a bowl and make a paste with little vinegar. Add olive and mix with the paste and keep it aside for a while.
  3. Heat oil in a pan. Add whole mustered seed,whole panch foron, whole red chili and bay leaves. Saute it for a while. Add whole garlic,ginger paste and salt, and stir well. Then add olive and all the paste, and mix them. Add vinegar,sugar and stir. Cover the pan with lid. Turn the heat low and cook around 15-20 minutes. Stir occasionally. Remove from the pan. Let it cool and store in a airtight glass jar. To store for long term, keep your pickle in the sun occasionally.


  1. Thanks for the Recipe.

  2. thaanx! i have had soo much jolpai pickles before, but never made it myself! Thanx for recipe, its going to help me make mine :D