Green Dates Pickles


Green Dates Pickles

Dates Pickle can be made and kept for the next season.
Prep Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 15 people



  • Clean the dates properly and steam them. Fry the asafetida and grind into powder and keep aside.
  • In a deep pan add the gingili oil and crack mustard and fenugreek seeds with curry leaves. Add cleaned garlic and sauté.
  • Reduce the heat to the minimum and add all the powder ingredients’, red chili, turmeric, mustard powder, salt and mix them properly.
  • Add the steamed dates and mix. Off the heat and add asafetida powder that’s prepared first. Taste the salt and asafetida add more if required
  • Boil the vinegar and same amount of water together and add to the pickle and mix well. Add to a glass jar and close properly and keep for a week to two.
  • Take small portions to keep on the table in a small glass bottles.


A Tip:- Kannimmanga/ or small mango pickle is famous in Kerala.The same method and recipe should be used to make dates pickle too. Kannimanga or small mangoes are usually put in a big glass jar in salted water and curry leaves for a month or two and they added to the masala to make mango pickle.
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