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Gajar Lagan Nu Achar

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Gajar Lagannu Acinar has a two taste in one. The malt vinegar, chilli powder with seedless dates gives the Gajar Lagannu Acinar a two dimensional taste. Must catch it.
  Carrots 2 Kilogram, washed, skinned and coarsely grated
  Malt vinegar 1 1⁄2 Bottle (1.5 l)
  Coarsely chopped 1 Tablespoon
  Seedless dates 250 Gram
  Dried apricots 200 Gram
  Dried figs 200 Gram
  Black currants 100 Gram (Deseeded)
  Jaggery 2 Tablespoon
  Sliced ginger 4 Tablespoon
  Garlic 4 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Chili powder 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste

Keep carrots in the sun for 2 hours.
Wash the chopped dry fruits and black currants in vinegar (not water).
Then strain the vinegar through a muslin cloth.
Soak the dry fruit in the same vinegar overnight.
Next day strain the vinegar into a bowl.
Microwave the vinegar with jaggery for 2 minutes breaking the jaggery into small pieces in between so that it melts.
Stir in ginger, garlic and chilli powder.
Microwave for 2 minutes stirring in between.
Stir in carrots and salt.
Microwave for another 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Mix in the fruits and microwave for another 10 minutes stirring it a few times until the mixture thickens.
Leave overnight to cool.
Bottle in air-tight sterilized jars.

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3605 Calories from Fat 209

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g37.5%

Saturated Fat 2.8 g13.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2159.5 mg90%

Total Carbohydrates 926 g308.6%

Dietary Fiber 124 g495.9%

Sugars 687 g

Protein 50 g100.7%

Vitamin A 7009.7% Vitamin C 575.6%

Calcium 148.7% Iron 144.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Gajar Lagan Nu Achar Recipe