Mom’s Carrot, Cauliflower And Turnip Pickle
Sweet, tangy, and of course hot and spicy thanks to chilies and garam masala – no winter would be complete without the making of the ubiquitous Punjabi cauliflower, carrot and turnip pickle! It is the perfect accompaniment to a hot, fresh parantha for breakfast. Try this simplified, easy recipe!
500 grams cauliflower, cut into florets ( use stems as well by cutting into 1'' pieces )
500 grams turnips ( cut into half and sliced into quarters )
3.5 liters water ( 14 cups approximately )
50 grams ginger ( roughly chopped )
50 grams garlic, about 25 large cloves ( peeled )
1 cup sugarcane or malt vinegar
1 cup jaggery ( grated about 200g )
3 tablespoons Kashmiri chili powder
2 1/2 tablespoons red chili powder
3 tablespoons black mustard ( freshly ground into powder )
3 tablespoons garam masala
3 tablespoons rock salt
1 cup mustard oil
For bottling: 2 sterilized 1 liter glass bottles:
2 sterilized 1 liter glass bottles
Boil water in a large stockpot. When boiling, add cut vegetables, and blanch for 3-4 minutes.
Drain vegetables, pat dry, and allow vegetables to dry on trays preferably in the sun, for 2-3...
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