Punjabi Mix Pickle

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Pickled Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Punjabi mix pickle is made from a mix of different vegetables into a tangy and spicy pickle full of Indian spices and condiments. This vegetarian pickle recipe is quite easy to make and it is a great way to lift up any meal.

This is especially a great accompaniment with paranthas in the breakfast and is quite popular in Punjab. Many dhabas can be seen serving this Indian recipe with the paranthas and curd for the breakfast.

You can also learn how to make it at home by following our simple recipe guide. Various vegetables like carrots, cauliflower, ginger etc. are mixed with mustard seeds and garam masala to get your pickle ready in approximately 8 days.

Take a look at more Pickles-Chutneys Recipes. You may also want to try Dudhi (Bottlegourd) Peel Chutney, Banana Chutney, Sweet and Sour Ginger Sambal , Sambal Belacan

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  • 1 kilo - cauliflower
  • 1/2 kilo - carrot
  • 1/2 kilo - green peas
  • 200 gms - ginger
  • 25 gms - green chillies
  • For Masala:
  • 1/2 cup - mustard seeds
  • 1 tbsp - chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala (optional)
  • salt to taste
  • To Temper:
  • 2 tbsp - refined or til oil
  • 1 pinch asafetida

How to Make Punjabi Mix Pickle

  • Make large pieces of cauliflower and carrot pieces of about one inch.
  • Remove peas from the pods.
  • Slice the ginger into thin chips.
  • Vertically cut chillies into two and remove the seeds to extent possible.
  • For tempering heat oil in kadai, add asafetida, put the chilli slits first, saute for a while and then add all the cut vegetables.
  • Continue stirring on a low flame.
  • Grind the mustard seeds and mix with the other masalas.
  • Add all the masalas to the half cooked vegetables.
  • Switch off the heat after a few minutes.
  • Allow to cool before filling up in a jar.
  • Stir the pickle everyday.
  • The pickle is ready to eat after about 8 days.
  • In the meanwhile keep stirring once everyday.