Ahmed Pickles contain fresh fruits and vegetables, preserved in salt, mustard oil and vinegar with spices. The typical Bengali pickle tastes sour and hot/sweet. Most pickles are hot and some are spicy. Ahmed Pickles are best used as accompaniments to traditional main dishes such as Khichuri, Rice and Meat & Vegetables and also make tasty appetisers.
A full flavoured mixture of mango pieces, limes, garlic, mustard, asafoetida and other spices makes this a wonderfully rounded pickle full of texture and flavour. Goes with anything. Suitable for vegetarians. Hot.
Gor Keri is a sweet mango pickle where raw mangoes are chopped and combined with sugar, jaggery and spices and then sundried. It goes well along with Theplas, Bhakris, Mathris, Khakras or just plain Roti.
Ahmed Lime pickle or Nimbu ka Achaar, as it is called in Hindi, is a piquant lemon pickle flavored with aromatic spices like aniseed, fenugreek and onion seeds. It is a tasty accompaniment with rice and Indian flatbreads like parathas.