Dry Bombay Duck Pickle / Sukha Bomblache Lonche / Bombil Pickle

Bombay Duck Pickle

Ingredients:

10 – 12 Dry Bombay Ducks

160ml of oil

3 medium onions finely chopped

5 cloves of garlic sliced

½ inch ginger thinly sliced

1½  – 2 teaspoon sugar

2 tablespoon vinegar

Salt to taste

Bombil Pickle

Ingredients to grind:

15 -16 Kashmiri chilies

15 – 16 cloves of garlic (small Indian once)

1” inch ginger

¼ teaspoon turmeric powder

½ teaspoon cumin (Heap full)

1” inch cinnamon stick

18 – 20 peppercorns

11 – 12 cloves

¾ cup of vinegar

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For cleaning the Bombay duck:

½ cup vinegar

 

Pre-preparation:

1. Clean and cut the bombil into 1 ½ inch pieces.

2. Now wash the bombil in the vinegar and set aside (for 15 minutes).

3. Inspect the bombil after dipping in vinegar if it needs further cleaning.

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Optional:

*** If you want you could fry the bombil pieces in little oil for 2 minutes ( one min each side)

Preparation:

1. In a kadai / deep pan fry the sliced garlic and ginger in oil.

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2. Once the garlic started turning brown add the finely chopped onion.

3. Sauté the onions till they turn translucent.

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4. Now add the ground masala and cook for 2 minutes.

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5. To this add sugar and a generous pinch of salt and cook till the oil separate (about 4 minutes).

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6. Add the Bombay ducks pieces to the pickle masala and mix well.

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7. At this stage add 2 tablespoon of vinegar.

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8. Cook for about 12 -15 minutes and switch of the gas / flame.

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9. Check salt to taste.

10. Set aside to cool

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11. Put your Bombay duck pickle into a glass / ceramic jar and store it at room temperature for a week to mature.

12. Use as required.

Bomblache Lonchey

Enjoy life, it’s delicious.

 

Note:

* If you need more oil to pour on top of the pickle after bottling, then just heat 30-45 ml (more if required) of oil and cool it before using ( while heating this oil add 1 teaspoon of pickle masala to add flavor to the oil).

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4 Comments Add yours

  1. Mrs.Elizabeth D'souza says:

    Delicious recipe n tried d dry Bbay duck pickle. It’s fantastic n thanks.

    Like

  2. Absolutely great, love the boomla taste. Where do you get dry Bombay ducks from?

    Liked by 1 person

    1. alvesnaaron says:

      I got my stock from marol.

      Like

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