Pickles are everyone's favourite and they are mainly served as a side dish in Indian cuisine. Pickle is can make even tasteless food delectable. Depending on the spices and flavours used, pickle can be made sweet, spicy or sour. Americans mainly make vinegar based pickle but Indian pickles are rich in oil. Traditionally, Indian families use a high concentration of salt and spices like turmeric powder that preserve these pickles for long, even without refrigeration.