Summers reminds me of special pickles.Sindhi Onion Pickle-Basar ji khatairn is one such traditional recipe. Basar means onion and khatairn means pickle in Sindhi.
Traditional Sindhi pickle/Sandhyala basar is mandatory in many households.This instant onion pickle recipe is very tasty.It is tangy and also helps you beat the heat.No meal is complete without such special tidbits.Flavor packed spoonfuls which make even a bland dish delicious.In olden days, ladies would make various pickles in the backyard.These pickles were multi-purpose recipes.
Pickling and health benefits
Contrary to what people feel,that they are too spicy and oily,pickling is actually good for health.
Picking is a form of fermentation.Fermented foods help your gut immensely.Onion achar or onion pickle is a favourite.
They are loaded with probiotics.
In the olden days,people altered their diet, according to the weather.This would help avoid use of medicines unlike today.
If you are vegan or want to eliminate dairy from your diets or go dairy free,fermented foods helped you with digestion.This pickle especially as onions and salt help you prevent sunstroke.
You also enjoy simple recipes more with a little spoonful of achar.Achaar ke vichar achche hai!
Be it dal rice or khichdi or plain curd rice.
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