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Mixed Vegetable Pickles

Mixed Vegetable Pickle

Pickles in India range from spicy to sweet and soft to crispy. They're the perfect partner for a well made meal esp with curd rice.. A complete South India meal never ends without pickles..

Serving Size:10
2 carrots cut into thin stripes
2 capsicum cut into thin strips
2 cup cauliflower florets
1 cup long beans
1 cup shallots cut in halves
8 garlic cloves sliced
2tbsp tamarind juice
2tbsp cumin seeds
1tbsp fennel seeds
2tbsp mustard seeds
5 dried chillies
1 cup vinegar
3tbsp chillie powder
2tbsp cumin powder
2tsp pickle powder (combination of mustard and fenugreek seed dry roasted and powdered- ration 1:1)
1 cup oil
1 tsp hing powder
Salt to taste

Preparation Methods:
In a large bowl, add the chopped vegetables,shallots,garlic cloves and chilies with salt ,vinegar and 1tbsp chilles powder, mix them well till they coated with the spices.Let it stand for about 2hours. Soak the dried chillies in the tamarind juice for 2 hours and blend into a smooth mixture.Coat a frying …