Achar Timun

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 3 - big cucumbers (cut 1.5 cm in length with skin and deseed it)
  • 2 - carrots (cut 1.5 cm in length)
  • Ingredients (A):
  • 2 - red chillies (slit in the middle)
  • 2 - green chillies (slit in the middle)
  • 10 - shallots to cut
  • 10 - cloves
  • 5 - garlic pods cut into 2
  • 1 tbsp - tomato sauce
  • Ingredients (B):
  • Make a fine paste of:
  • 5 - dried chillies
  • 2 - cloves of garlic
  • 1 cm - Ginger
  • 4 - shallots
  • Ingredients (C):
  • To saute:
  • 1" pc - cinnamon
  • 3 clove - garlic sliced
  • 3 - cardamom
  • 3 - shallots sliced
  • 3 - cloves
  • Ingredients (D):
  • 300 ml - vinegar
  • Sugar and salt to taste
  • Oil
  • 1 tsp - sesame seeds (slightly fried)

How to Make Achar Timun

  • Put oil in a wok or pan, saute ingredients (C). Once the aroma rises, add in the ground ingredients (B).
  • Stir for 2 minutes and add in the carrots and cucumbers and ingredients (A).
  • Stir for a minute, add vinegar, sugar and salt, and leave it to simmer in a low flame till the gravy becomes thick.
  • Add sesame seeds and stir.

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