Sweet Jujube Pickle / Bogorir Mitha Achar

Jujube pickle

Ber (in Hindi), Bogori (in Assamese), Botanical name : Zizyphus jujuba is a round shaped sweet and sour winter special fruit found in Assam available around December to March. Sweet jujube pickle or bogorir mitha achar is very popular in Assam. It is generally served as a side dish with the main course.

Jujube


To make jujube pickle, you must choose only mature and ripened jujubes. Keep under direct sunlight during day time for few days before making pickle.

Sweet Jujube Pickle / Bogorir Mitha Achar

Jujube is a round shaped sweet and sour winter special fruit found in Assam available around December to March. Sweet jujube pickle or bogorir mitha achar is very popular in Assam. It is generally served as a side dish with the main course.

📎Course : pickle
📎Cuisine : Indian
🔪Preparation Time : 10 minutes
♨Cooking Time : 5 minutes
🕞Total : 15 minutes

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1/2 kg ripened jujube 
  • Jaggery 1/2 cup 
  • Suger 1/2 cup 
  • Oil (preferably mustard oil) 1/2 cup 
  • 4-5 dry red chilies 
  • 1/2 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tbsp coriander seeds 
  • 1/3 tbsp fenugreek seeds
  • 1/2 tbsp fennel seeds 
  • 1/2 tbsp hing or asafoetida 
  • 1/2 tbsp nigella seeds 
  • 2 tbsp vinegar

METHOD:


Jujube pickle

  1. Dry roast red chillies, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, fenugreek seeds, fennel seeds, asafoetida and nigella seeds till fragrant. Let it cool. 
  2. Now in a blender take all the roasted ingredients and blend into a fine powder.
  3. Remove the stems from each jujubes and press them to get cracked so that the spices get inside the jujubes. 
  4. In a pan heat mustard oil. 
  5. Add jujubes, roasted powdered masala, suger and jeggery. 
  6. Mix well and cook for 5 minutes by stirring constantly. 
  7. Add vinegar before removing from heat. Mix well. 
  8. Remove from heat and let it become cool itself. 
  9. Transfer the jujube pickle into airtight container. 









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