Jathikka Achar

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Jathikka Achar


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :15 Min

Cook Time : 5 Min

Total Time : 20 Min


Serves : 15
  • 10 nos jathikkathodu/nutmeg fruits

  • 10-12 nos garlic

  • 2 inch ginger sliced

  • 1/2 tsp mustard powder

  • 3 tbsp kashmiri chili powder

  • 3/4 tsp fenugreek powder

  • 3/4 tsp asafoetida

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 1/3 cups gingerly oil

  • 1/3 cups vinegar


  • Cut the jathikkathondu/ nutmeg fruit into thin slices and set aside (you can also steam it to make it soft, but it will reduce the shelf life of the pickle)
  • Dry roast mustard for two minutes and make it into a coarse powder
  • Heat gingerly oil in a pan add the sliced garlic and ginger and saute for a minute or till the raw flavor disappears
  • Add the sliced nutmeg fruit and saute for three to four minutes or till it becomes soft
  • Add the spice powder and salt and mix for a minute
  • Switch off the flame and mix vinegar
  • When it cools down store in air tight jars
  • It will be ready to use within two or three days