Friday, 19 June 2015

Mix Vegetable Pickle

Mix Vegetable pickle 

Ingredients
1/4 cup carrot cut into medium strips
1/4 cup brinjal cut into small pieces
1/4 cup cauliflower cut into small pieces
1/4 cup beans cut into medium pieces
10 garlic cloves
10 green chillies slit
1/4 cup radish cut into medium strips
1 cup mustard oil
1/4 tsp fenugreek  seeds
1/4 tsp fennel seeds
1/4 tsp mustard seeds
1/4 tsp kalonji
1/4 tsp cumin seeds
1/4 tsp hing
Salt to taste
1/2 cup vinegar

For the pickle masala powder
Ingredients
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp carom seeds ( Ajwin)
5 whole red chillies
1 tsp cumin seeds
2 tsp coriander seeds
1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds
2 tsp fennel seeds
(Grind all the ingredients together for the powder masala)

Method
Wash and then cut all the vegetables. Add 1/2 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp turmeric powder and keep them in a colander for an hour in the sun. Take a pan and add oil and let the oil heat up. Add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, kalonji, fennel seeds, fenugreek seeds and hing. Let the seeds crackle. Add the vegetables, salt to taste and the powder masala. Let the vegetables cook on low flame for 5 minutes add vinegar and cook for another 5 minutes till all the vegetables incooperate with the oil, vinegar and the masala. Cool the pickle and keep it in the glass bottle. Keep the bottle in the sun for a week and it is ready to eat.