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Mixed Vegetable Pickle

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Ingredients
  Cauliflower 1 Medium
  Green beans 1⁄4 Pound, topped and tailed and cut across in half
  Green beans 1⁄4 Pound
  Carrot 1 Medium
  White distilled vinegar/White wine vinegar 1 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Bay leaves 8
  Bay leaves 8 , crumbled
  Garlic 12 Clove (60 gm)
  Garlic 12 Clove (60 gm), peeled and roughly chopped
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Black peppercorns 6
  Salt To Taste
For the masala
  Yellow mustard 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Yellow mustard seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Fenugreek 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Root ginger 2
  Fenugreek leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon, ground
  Green chiles 3
  Fresh ginger root piece 2 Inch, grated
  Green chiles 3 , seeded
  Cumin seeds 2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Cut the cauliflower into florets and the slice the carrots into pieces of about 1/4 inch thick.
2) Mix the florets and slices and wash the vegetables, then cover them with fresh cold water for an hour.
3) Drain the vegetables well and leave them in a siever.
4) Using a mortar, grind the masala spices together adding a little of the vinegar to make a paste.

MAKING
5) In a large frying pan, heat the oil over moderate-low heat.
6) When hot, add the bay leaves and garlic and cook, mixing many a times, for 2-3 minutes.
7) To the pan ,add the masala paste and fry further for 5 minutes.
8) To the pan, add the sugar, vegetables, peppercorns, salt to taste, and remaining vinegar.
9) Cook over low heat until the vegetables are just cooked through.
10) Take off the mixture from heat and allow to cool.
11) Into a clean glass or ceramic jar,transfer the mixture and cover with a nonmetallic, airtight lid.
12) Store in a cool, dark place or the refrigerator.

SERVING
13) Serve chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Method: 
Fried
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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