Mewa Nu Achar Recipe

Mewa Nu Achar picture


Preparation Time1 Hr 0 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In1 Hr 25 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageCuisine
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Carrots1 Kilogram, grated and kept in sun for 3 days to dry covered with cotton net
 Dried apricots600 Gram
 Dried dates600 Gram
 Dried figs600 Gram, chopped
 Sultanas300 Gram
 Raisins300 Gram
 Jaggery500 Gram
 Navsari vinegar3⁄4 Liter
 Chili powder7 Tablespoon
 Cumin seeds1 Tablespoon, crushed
 Mustard powder250 Gram
 Ripe mango pulp500 Gram (Preferably Tinned)
 Cinnamon5 , crushed (1 Inch Each)
 Cardamoms15 , crushed
 Cloves15 , crushed
 Vinegar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Extra To Wash Dried Fruit)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 11022 Calories from Fat 918

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 110 g168.8%

Saturated Fat 9.2 g46.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2432.8 mg101.4%

Total Carbohydrates 2566 g855.4%

Dietary Fiber 289.5 g1158%

Sugars 1971.6 g

Protein 177 g353.4%

Vitamin A 4406.1% Vitamin C 287.5%

Calcium 456.4% Iron 603.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Wash all dried fruit in a little vinegar.
Soak apricots overnight in 1 1/2—2 cups vinegar.
Cook jaggery in half the vinegar till dissolved.
Strain into another pan.
Add crushed spices and chilli powder and bring to boil.
Add all fruit, carrots, mango pulp- if used and salt, while vinegar is still boiling.
Reduce heat and cook till fruit is tender.
Remove from fire and cool.
Beat mustard and remaining vinegar for about five minutes or till strong enough to sting eyes and nose when sniffed.
Add to cooled pickle and mix well.
Keep for one week before using.
It will keep for one year.