Known as "allam pachadi" in Indian Andhra culture, ginger pickle is prepared with fresh ginger, tamarind and jaggery blended with spices. Ginger is a spice that has numerous health benefits and adds flavour to dishes in world cuisine. Jaggery is a type of unrefined sugar whose colour changes from golden brown to dark brown in the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. It is a concentrated product of cane juice and often date or palm sap without separation of the molasses and crystals. In addition, Tamarind, which contains a sweet, tangy pulp, is a fruit from leguminous. Ginger pickle consisting of a combination of these flavours is a popular and delicious pickle consumed especially in winter.
Why you should include ginger pickles in your diet for your health?
- It reduces digestive ailments such as gas and nausea.
- It helps in curing ailments such as motion sickness and morning sickness during pregnancy.
- It prevents the taste of food from becoming monotonous or less impressive.
- It lowers cholesterol, reduces the production of cancer cells.
- It is good for heart diseases.
- It can lower blood pressure by preventing blood clots from forming.
- It strengthens immunity and prevents flu diseases, especially in the winter season.
What can you serve with a ginger pickle for delicious combinations?
Best ginger pickles can be included in meals as a good accompaniment with plain rice, idli, dosa, pesarattu and ghee.
Some tips to be considered for long-term consumption
Ginger pickles can be stored for up to 12 months in a cool and dry place or refrigerator. Plastic jars will shorten the consumption life of your pickles. Storing in glass or ceramic jars makes the pickles last longer and taste better. It is also recommended to be served with non-damp, dry spoons. Otherwise, some deterioration may occur in the pickle.
Frequently Asked Questions :
1) Which parts of the UK do you deliver?
Thanks to our strong carrier network, we are able to deliver to all regions of the UK including the British Isles.
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3) How much is the delivery fee?
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We apply £19.99 delivery fee for orders below £50.
4) Do you have minimum order fee?
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5) Do you deliver to EU and Scandinavian countries?
Yes, we ship to out of the UK through our carrier partner DPD. We offer guaranteed next day shipping before 10:00am to EU and Scandinavian countries including Norway, Denmark and Sweden. Our delivery fee for this region is £39.99. Please note that due to changing customs rules after Brexit, some countries might ask additional customs tax or not allow your products to pass, please contact with us if you are unsure about customs policy.
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