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Ladyfinger Pickle

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Ladyfinger pickle or bhindi ka achar is a peppy and savory pickle recipe. Made with fresh ladyfingers, this vegetable pickle is cooked with a stuffing of spices like turmeric, red chili pepper, fenugreek, asafoetida and cumin along with curry leaves and lemon juice for flavor.
Ingredients
  Ladyfingers 25
  Lemon juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 4 Teaspoon (For Lemon Juice)
  Fenugreek seeds 2 Teaspoon
  Red chili pepper 2 Teaspoon
  Mustard powder 2 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1 Teaspoon
  Asafoetida 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 2 Teaspoon
  Masala 8 Teaspoon
Directions

1) Cut the head and tail of each ladyfinger and slit on one side.
2) Make a thin paste of ground spices and salt with a little lemon juice.
3) Stuff the ladyfingers with this paste.
4) Fry the curry leaves in hot oil and remove from the pan.
5) Now boil the ladyfingers with 4 teaspoons salt and the rest of the lemon juice.
6) When tender, remove from fire, cool and store in an airtight jar.

Recipe Summary

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

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