Thursday, November 19, 2009

Instant Vegetable Pickle

Instant vegetable pickle in Marathi

Yield: approx 1 and 1/2 cup
Time: 20 minutes

Instant pickle, spicy instant pickle, carrot pickle, cauliflower pickle, vegetable pickleIngredients:
1 cup carrots, small pieces (1 cm)
1/2 cup cauliflower, very small florets
1/4 cup Green Peas
1 tsp Salt or to taste
1 and 1/2 tsp red Chili powder
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
1/4 tsp Asafoetida
4 to 5 Fenugreek seeds
1/4 + 1/4 tsp Mustard Seeds
1 tbsp Lemon juice
1 tsp Oil

1) In a mixing bowl, add carrots, cauliflower and green pea. Add salt, red chili powder, turmeric powder, asafoetida powder and mix well. Grind 1/4 tsp mustard seeds coarsely and add it to the mixture.
2) Heat oil in a small saucepan (eg. egg pan). Add fenugreek seeds and let it become little brown. Remove from oil with a spoon, keep aside. In that hot oil, temper 1/4 tsp mustard seeds, let it crackle and transfer it to a small glass bowl to cool down.
3) Crush the fenugreek seeds and add it to vegetable mixture. Add prepared tadka to the mixture and mix well.
4) Finally, add lemon juice and mix nicely.
This pickle is ready to serve. It will stay fresh for 5-6 days in refrigerator.

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