Sweet Dates Pickle – Eenthapazham Achar

Sweet ,Spicy ,hot and delicious pickle – Dates Pickle  Eenthapazham Achar

Sweet Delicious Spicy Date Pickle

Dates Pickle -Eenthapazham Achar Sweet and Spicy Pickle.Side Dish for Biriyani or rice.Date fruit is a rich source of nutrients, sugar and pharmaceutical secondary metabolites. Date Fruit is tree of life and also known as bread of desert .Wide varieties of products are prepared from dates ,Dates syrup,Dates shakes,Dates cakes etc .., Here sweet and hot preparation of dates.

Dates Pickle – Eenthapazham Achar

Ingredients to prepare Dates Pickle

  • Seedless chopped dates/eenthapazham – Two (2) cups
  • Chopped Ginger – Two (2) Tablespoon
  • Garlic pods- Three (3)
  • Tamarind/Vallampuli – small ball
  • Dry Red Chilies – Seven (7)
  • Fenugreek powder,curryleaves-few
  • Green Chilly – Three or Four (3 or 4 )
  • Kayam /Asafotida /Hing- 3/4 tablespoon
  • Oil
  • Vinegar – 1/3 cup
  • Mustard Seeds – One (1)Table spoon
  • Jaggery Powder – One (1)Table spoon
  • Salt to taste


  1. Heat oil in pan and mustard seeds wait till they splutter
  2. And add chopped green chilly,garlic,ginger,chopped shallots ,red dry chilly and curry leaves.
  3. Wait till it turns brown
  4. Add chopped dates and saute till it turns soft
  5. Mix the tamarind pulp,kayam,fenugreekpowder and cooks in low flame
  6. Add powdered jaggery,salt mix till well blended
  7. Lastly add vinegar and switch off flame.Allow it to cool and serve with rice and biriyani