Pickle wasn’t only a tradition for our ancestors to prepare them during the summer season most probably, while it was their outsourced knowledge to learn the fact that it helps the gut or the whole digestive system to boost the probiotic content with your meal. A paltry volume of pickle is always a paradise for your zesty taste buds.

As written above most of the pickles are fermented during the summer season, the reason behind it is the warm temperatures during the period where good bacteria appeals for the process and the pickles are safe and less likely to spoil.

There are a three ways of processing pickles

Quick processed pickles

Those sorts which are sold in jars by the big manufacturers around the world, using a heating as well as cooling process called as pasteurization.

The fermented pickles

The most widely used sort among many households where your family members are very familiar with, this process takes a 2-3 days of preparation and a month long course of storage to make it taste heavenly.

Vinegar or alcohol based pickles

The acidic base in these are used to kill the bacteria and preserve the fresh state for a longer duration.

The whole of India loves pickles due to its zesty feeling that provides to the taste buds while consuming it with dishes like rice and rasam like the south Indians do or like paratha with achar by most of the north Indians do, if you might not like the taste then it maybe that you have a bad phobia towards it or you really haven’t tasted the right ones made by the right hands.

Here are a few websites that provide a different perspective for hand crafted and homemade pickles.


Taste bells provide a wide range of foods ranging from desserts to the beverages, alot of it is handcrafted – they too provide hundreds of varieties of pickles which seem mouthwatering.


This Bangalore E-commerce not only provides a wide range of pickles but a lot more with handcrafted products on their platform.


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