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Pumpkin Pickle

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Pumpkin pickle or kaddu ka achar is a spiced vegetable pickle. Made with spices like turmeric, mustard and red chili peppers along with fenugreek, the pumpkin pickle is matured by setting it in the sun before it is ready for use.
Ingredients
  Pumpkin 1⁄2 Kilogram
  Mustard powder 4 Teaspoon, coarsely ground
  Turmeric 1 Teaspoon
  Fenugreek seeds 2 Teaspoon, coarsely ground
  Red chili pepper 2 Teaspoon
  Mustard oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

1) Tender the skinned and long sliced pumpkin in hot water for 10 minutes, then drain the water and put them through a strainer to cool.
2) Make a smooth mixture of all ground spices with oil and apply the paste to the pumpkin pieces.
3) Put the pickle in a clean jar, leave it in the sun for 3 days and shake it once daily until tender.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Dish: 
Pickle
Ingredient: 
Kaddu

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