Orange peel pickle recipe | Kamala skin | Oorugai

Orange peel pickle recipe | Kamala skin | Oorugai is a tasty pickle prepared using the skin which is a waste after eating the fruits. Pickles are usually prepared from certain varieties of fruits and vegetables with edible oil and various spices. But here we prepare a tasty pickle using Orange peel. When we prepare salads or juices using orange we will get a lot of orange skin, which we usually throw out. Today let us see how to prepare a pickle using orange  skin.

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Orange peel pickle recipe – Ingredients:-
  • orange peel from  10 fruits (cut into small square pieces)
  • red chilly powder – 1 cup
  • salt – 1/2 cup
  • tamarind – 1 cup (juice extracted)
  • jaggery – 1/2 cup
Orange peel pickle recipe – Ingredients for Seasoning:-
  • gingelly oil – 2 tblsp
  • fenugreek seeds / vendhayam – 1 tsp
  • asafoetida / perungaayam – 1/2 tsp
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orange peel
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red chilly powder, tamarind and salt
Jaggery
Jaggery
Orange peel pickle recipe – Method of preparation:-

1. Firstly extract juice from tamarind by adding one cup of water.

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2. Secondly mix tamarind juice along with red chilly powder and salt.

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3. Thirdly heat this mixture in a fry pan.

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4. When it boils add orange peel and keep the stove in low flame.

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5. Further stir in between and check to maintain water consistency in the pickle. After 10 – 15 minutes orange peel will become soft and now you can switch off the stove.

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6. Finally add jaggery to the pickle and mix well.

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7. After that heat two table spoons of gingelly oil in a fry pan and add fenugreek seeds and asafetida and when it splutters, pour it into the pickle.

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8. Allow it to cool for half an hour. Now transfer it to a glass bottle. Do not close tightly. Close it with a muslin cloth for air circulation for 10 – 15 days. Keep in sunlight if necessary in order to prevent from formation of fungus.  After a month fungus will never come. You can preserve this for more than a year.

Or you can close at once,  refrigerate it and use.

Orange peel pickle recipe
Orange peel pickle recipe