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Gherkin Pickle

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
Technique: Raw Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 200 gm - Gherkins
  • 50 gm - salt for dry brine
  • 1 recipe fiery red spice mixture
  • 1 tbsp - grated Raw Mango or 2 tsp - Aamchoor (dried mango) powder
  • 2 tbsp - mustard or other oil

How to Make

  • Heat oil till smoky, keep aside to cool.
  • Wash and wipe gherkins, make a slit along length of each.
  • Slice gherkins into vertical fours.
  • Place layers of gherkins, sprinkle with salt in a jar.
  • Keep aside, covered for 24 hours.
  • Drain out brine water, wash thoroughly under running cold water.
  • Drain completely, wipe or dab dry on a clean cloth.
  • Mix mango or powder into spice mixture.
  • Add gherkins, mix thoroughly.
  • Add half oil into mixture, mix again.
  • Pack into sterile jar, pour remaining oil over it.
  • Cover with lid, keep aside for 3-4 days, before using.
  • Variations: Cucumber, pumpkin, yam, may be similarly used.