Pickled ginger (अदरक का आचार) is one of those pickles which is not only prepared to preserve a vegetable for long shelf life but also used as medicine in India.
As the name suggests, principal ingredient of ginger pickle recipe is ginger. We use ginger in Indian culinary as a vegetable as well as a spice also. Ginger is one of the essential ingredients in Indian cuisine in both the veg recipes and non-veg recipes.
Pickled ginger is one of the best ways of including ginger in your meal. It is not only delicious but also good for health. It is most eatable pickle in Andhra Pradesh. We can use this pickle in all seasons but it has special significance in winter. For summers, I have already shared delicious and peppery mango chutney recipe with you in one of my previous posts.
Recipe of pickled ginger is very easy. You need to peel ginger and cut its long thick strips. Then all the ingredients of this pickle recipe are to be immersed in hot oil and let oil cool itself. This pickled ginger will get ready to eat within 4 to 5 days.
It is good for our health because of many health benefits of ginger to cure several general ailments including:-
Whenever some heavy meal is prepared at home, pickled ginger can be served as a wonderful accompaniment with food because it will help to digest food easily. It can be eaten with Indian breads as well as tastes awesome with simple dal-rice, khichdi or savory porridge.
So friends, get ready to add one more pickle jar in your kitchen drawer and enjoy some piquant flavor in your meals with goodness!