Gundruk Ko Achar (Pickle) Recipe

Gundruk Ko Achar is a traditional Nepali pickle made from fermented leafy greens. It is a tangy and spicy condiment that adds a burst of flavor to any meal. The pickling process gives the greens a unique sour taste and a slightly crunchy texture. This pickle is commonly served as a side dish with rice, lentils, and curry. It is also a popular accompaniment to momos (Nepali dumplings).

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Ingredients for Gundruk Ko Achar (Pickle) Recipe

  • 1 cup Chopped Leafy Greens
  • as required Water For Fermenting
  • 1 tablespoon Mustard Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fenugreek Seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste

Directions: Gundruk Ko Achar (pickle) Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and chop the leafy greens into small pieces.
  • STEP 2.Ferment the greens by placing them in a clean jar and covering them with water.
  • STEP 3.Leave the jar in a warm place for 3-4 days, stirring occasionally.
  • STEP 4.Drain the water from the fermented greens and squeeze out any excess moisture.
  • STEP 5.In a separate bowl, mix together mustard oil, fenugreek seeds, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt.
  • STEP 6.Add the fermented greens to the bowl and mix well to coat them with the spice mixture.
  • STEP 7.Transfer the pickle to a clean jar and let it sit for a day to allow the flavors to meld together.
  • STEP 8.Store the pickle in the refrigerator and serve as a condiment with rice, lentils, curry, or momos.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to use fresh and tender leafy greens for the best flavor.
  • Stir the greens occasionally during the fermentation process to ensure even fermentation.
  • Adjust the amount of spices according to your taste preference.
  • The pickle tastes better as it ages, so you can let it sit in the refrigerator for a few days before consuming.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the Gundruk Ko Achar in a clean, airtight jar in the refrigerator.
  • Serve the pickle as a side dish with rice, lentils, curry, or momos.
  • It can be stored for several weeks in the refrigerator.
Nutrition
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79
calories per serving
7 g Fat2 g Protein2 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    7g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Carbs
    2g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    2g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    7g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    24mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    518mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    43mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    20mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    49mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    21mg
  • Selenium
    4mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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