Jambakka pickle

Jambakka or Rose apple is a seasonal fruit available in South India. Pickling of Jambakka commonly used technique to store it for longer period.


  • 1 kilogram Jambakka, edged and chopped length wise
  • 1 1/2 cups oil
  • 3 dry red chillies
  • 8 garlic cloves
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 2 teaspoons red chilli powder
  • 2 teaspoons coriander seed powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon hing / asafoetida


  1. Heat oil. Fry red chillies and garlic cloves.
  2. Add spice powders and roast.
  3. Add Jambakka pieces. Mix well.
  4. Cook till Jambakka pieces are soft.
  5. Allow to cool and store Jambakka pickle in air tight container.

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