Monday, April 27, 2015

Instant Chili Pickle

Jalapenos - around 10, remove the stem, wash and dry well
Mustard Oil - 1/4 cup
Mustard Seeds or Paanch Phoron - 1/4 tsp
Rock Salt - 1/2 tsp
Hing / Asafoetida - a pinch
Coarsely Crushed Yellow Mustard and Fenugreek Seeds - 2 tbsp.
Yellow Mustard Powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric - a pinch
Red Chili Powder - 1/4 tsp (optional)
White Vinegar - 3 to 4 tbsp.
Jaggery / Gur - 2 tsp

Cut the jalapenos into thick roundels

Heat mustard oil in a sauce pan. Add the mustard seeds or paanch phoron. Add a pinch of Hing.

Then add the jalapenos, crushed mustard and fenugreek seeds. Cook for a minute.

Add salt, jaggery, red chili powder, turmeric, mustard powder, vinegar and mix well and cook for a minute more.

Remove from heat, cool and transfer to a glass bottle. Store it in the refrigerator.

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