Pickles That Will Take You Back To Your Mom's Kitchen

There's something about the taste of pickles that brings back memories of home-cooked meals and family gatherings. They bring a sense of nostalgia, taking us back to simpler times, whether tangy lemon pickles or raw mango pickles. Let’s explore some handmade pickles that will transport you back to your mom's kitchen and make you feel nostalgic. From lemon pickles to carrot pickles, they will satisfy your craving for comfort food and remind you of childhood flavours.

Lemon Pickles 

The taste of diced juicy lemons marinated with spices is magical. This handmade lemon pickle has been produced using traditional Indian methods. It is sure to add flavour to any paired meals.

If you want something sour and spicy, opt for this nimbu mirch pickle. Lemons and whole green chillies stuffed with ajwain, pepper, etc., offer a mouthwatering taste. 

Bamboo Shoots Pickle 

A key ingredient in monsoon-special dishes, bamboo shoot is also used for making pickles. The natural bamboo shoots pickle is a blend of spices like fenugreek, cumin, fennel, nigella seeds, etc. Bamboo shoots promote weight maintenance, manage cholesterol, and boost immunity. Eat this natural pickle with dal rice or chapati for an enhanced taste. 

Mango Pickles 

The mango pickle is one of the most widely used and tops the list of favourite pickles. This raw mango pickle mixed with handmade Indian spices offers a unique taste. 

Some people avoid eating pickles as it is too oily. Here is an oil-free pickle with the goodness of mangoes and green chillies. From dals to curries, this pickle will go with everything.

Enjoy the taste of mango with this authentic hing mango pickle. This organic heeng pickle is a must-try for all pickle lovers. 

Chilly Pickles 

People with spicy taste buds favour the chilly pickles. This handmade kati-mirch pickle is fresh and spicy. You can serve this fresh with dal-chawal, rotis, or khakras

Made using a special recipe, the natural spicy green chilli pickle aids digestion. It is a pickle made with a hint of lemon, green chillies, freshly ground spices and minimal oil. 

Here is another spicy green chilli pickle produced using unrefined sesame oil. It does not contain natural or synthetic vinegar and is preserved in ceramic jars or traditional barnis

Carrot Pickles 

Pickled carrots are usually healthy, nutritional, and full of flavours. This gobhi-gajar-shalgam pickle is sour, juicy, and sweet. The sweetness comes from the jaggery added in small amounts. Try this pickle with parathas for a wholesome meal. 

You can also try the natural carrot murabba. It is a spicy and sweet preserve, rich in antioxidants. The carrots are boiled and added to the saffron-cinnamon syrup for the mixed flavour. 

Bottom Line 

Takeaway -

  • Lemon, bamboo shoots, mango, chilli, and carrot pickles are some handmade pickles.
  • Pickles can be paired with various dishes, including dals, rice, chapatis, and parathas.
  • Popular Indian spices for making pickles are fennel seeds, mustard seeds, nigella seeds, cumin, etc. These spices are beneficial in reducing inflammation, regulating blood pressure, lowering cholesterol, and improving heart health. 

Pickles are more than just a condiment. They are nostalgic reminders of meals and moments shared with families. Whether you prefer something sour or spicy, there is a flavour that will take you back to your mom’s kitchen. 

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