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Spicy Mixed Vegetable Pickle

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Ingredients
  Cauliflower 150 Gram
  Carrots 150 Gram
  Green chilies 30 Gram
  Ginger 30 Gram
  Lemons 6
  Mustard seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Red chili powder 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Mustard powder 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Fenugreek powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Asafoetida 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Oil 1 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Prepare the pickle masala as follows: heat the oil, add the fenugreek powder and asafoetida, and fry. To this, add the rest of the masalas, salt and mix thoroughly. Set aside until needed.
2. Wash and cut the cauliflower and carrots into small pieces along with the ginger. Put these in a vessel. Add water and salt, and set aside for 3-4 hours.
3. Remove the vegetables from the salted water. Wash thoroughly in cold water, then drain and tie the vegetables in a clean muslin cloth.
4. Bring some water in a large saucepan to a boil. Dip the vegetables for 5-7 minutes until they are blanched. Remove from cloth and allow to cool.
5. Extract juice of 4 lemons and cut the others into small pieces. Cut the chillies into small pieces.
6. Heat the oil. Add the mustard seeds and asafoetida and when done, add the chillies. Fry for two minutes and add the lemon pieces. Cook for another minute or two and remove from fire. Add the vegetables, pickle masalas and lemon juice and mix thoroughly.
7. Bottle when cool.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Method: 
Brining
Dish: 
Pickle
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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