Beetroot Dates Pickle


Beetroot Dates Pickle is a spicy, tangy and sweet flavored side dish, very popular in Malabar region that tastes best with Biriyani dishes. Beetroot Dates Pickle adds spice to your dishes making it tempting and irresistible. While Biriyani dishes are served in Malabar region, there are a few must condiments that are served along with the main dish. Beetroot Dates Pickle is one such side dish served with Biryani dishes. You can spot a deep pinkish colored achar served side to a biriyani dish. That’s a real treat to behold, the vibrant pinkish hue looks awesome. This is Beetroot Dates Pickle that you should not miss out especially if you are in Malabar area. Sweetness is the first flavor that hits your taste buds while tasting the pickle. Then comes the sour and spicy flavors. It is the unique blending of flavors that makes the pickle delicious and special.

Colorful and vibrant Beetroot Dates Pickle is quite popular in festival and marriage celebrations. Piping hot and sizzling biriyani dishes make a perfect combination with Beetroot Dates Pickle. Any biriyani lover would vouch for the incredibly beautiful flavor that a spoonful of this pickle adds to the dish. The sweetness of dates blends perfectly with the sour and spicy flavors of the pickle dish. Beets are nutritious, rich in fiber and other nutrients. Fiber helps in controlling blood sugar levels, maintains a healthy weight and lowers cholesterol. Dates are equally nutritious, rich in several nutrients, fiber and antioxidants. Dates are artificial sweeteners. Beetroot Dates Pickle is an instant dish which requires very little time for preparation. Kids like the sweet flavored pickle. Kids usually like mild flavored dishes, not too hot nor too sour. You can explore a well detailed recipe here. Try out the unique dish in the comfort of your kitchen.

Beetroot Dates Pickle

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 10 people


  • 2 nos Beetroot grated
  • 10 nos Dates chopped
  • Ginger small piece
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • 2 1/2 tsp Pickle powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp Red chilly powder
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • Salt As reqd


  • For preparing Beetroot Dates Pickle, take all the ingredients and keep it ready.
  • Heat oil and splutter mustard seeds.
  • Add crushed ginger garlic and saute for one minute.
  • Add grated beetroot.
  • Add chopped dates.
  • Add chilli powder, pickle powder and mix well and cook for 5 minutes in low flame.
  • Add salt, vinegar and turn off the flame.
  • Convert it into a plate and let it cool. Store in an air tight container jar when it is cool.
  • Beetroot dates pickle is ready to serve.
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