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Cranberry Pickle

 Published 2012-Feb-23   Updated 2021-Aug-31

- Submitted by Dahlia

Recipe For Cranberry Pickle


  • Cranberries - 2 cups
  • Oil - 4 tblsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1 + 1 tsp
  • Fenugreek Seeds - 1 tsp
  • Asaefoetida powder - a pinch
  • Chilly Powder - 2 tblsp
  • Turmeic powder- 1/4 tsp
  • Salt - 1 tblsp or to taste


  1. Wash the cranberries and dry it nicely using a paper towel.
  2. In a pan, dry fry 1 tsp of mustard & fenugreek seeds. Once it cools, grind it to a coarse powder.
  3. Take oil in a pan and splatter 1 tsp Mustard seeds. Add the cranberries along with asaefoetida and toss together.
  4. After few minutes, the cranberries will burst and get mashed up. At this stage add the chilly powder, turmeric powder and salt. You can also skip the cooking part and keep the cranberries raw. The first picture is made using raw cranberries and the second one is cooked version.
  5. Next add the coarsely powdered mustard-fenugreek mixture to it and stir in well for 2-3 minutes. Cool and store the cranberry pickle for upto 6 months.


  • The cranberries should be completely dry. Even a drop of water can reduce the shelf life of the pickle.

Cranberry Pickle

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Comments (4)

Person   ()
Cranberry is called karonda in hindi
Person   ()
Hi, Cranberry is a different berry. It looks similar to Karonda, also known as Bengal Currant. Please google for more information.
Person   ()
can u plz suggest where fresh cranberries r available in kanyakumari district?
Person   ()
Cranberries are not native to india. So you wont find them in kanyakumari.

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