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Special Karela Pickle Recipe

Special Karela Pickle is a popular Indian Pickles and Chutneys
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On :
Friday, 13 May, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Pickles and Chutneys Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Raw Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 20
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

  • 2 - medium bitter gourds, unskinned, sliced into thin rounds
  • 1 tbsp - Ginger peeled, julienned
  • 8-10 Garlic cloves, peeled
  • 10 - green chillies, chopped
  • 1/2 cup - Lemon juice or white Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp - salt
  • 1 tbsp - grated Jaggery
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • Mix together:
  • 2 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Asafoetida powder
  • 1/2 tsp - (total) mixed crushed Fenugreek seeds, aniseeds,
  • cumin seeds, Mustard Seeds
  • salt if required later
  • How to Make Special Karela Pickle:

    1. Mix gourd slices, ginger, garlic, chillies, lemon juice and salt.
    2. Put in a sterile airtight jar, with non-metallic lid.
    3. Shake well and keep aside. Shake twice a day for 2-3 days.
    4. Drain out all water in a dry colander.
    5. Spread out the veggies on a clean kitchen cloth to air for 2-3 hours.
    6. Take veggies in a large bowl.
    7. Sprinkle masala mixture, jaggery, mix well.
    8. Heat oil till smoking in a small pan.
    9. Add a pinch or two of asafoetida, keep aside till almost cooled.
    10. Add to the mixture, stir and mix well.
    11. Bottle again in a sterile bottle, and allow to mellow for 2-3 days before using.





     

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