Hot and Sour Tomato Pickle

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Total Time:
2-4 hours
Serves: 10
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 lbs- green tomatoes(Red ones can be used too)
  • 15-20 red chillies
  • 1 cup- chopped ginger
  • 1 cup- chopped garlic
  • 2 cups- vinegar
  • 1 tsp- turmeric
  • 1 tbsp- mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp- fenugreek
  • 15 cups- oil
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Hot and Sour Tomato Pickle

  • Slice the tomaotes, smear turmeric and salt on them and soak them in 1 cup vinegar. Leave for about 2 hours.
  • Blend together the garlic, ginger, red chillies and 3/4 of the mustard, with a little vinegar.
  • Heat the oil and add the remaining mustard.
  • When the mustard crackles, add the fenugreek.
  • Fry for 2 minutes and then add the blended mixture and fry well for over 20 minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes and the remaining vinegar.
  • Stir continuously as the mixture comes to a boil.
  • When the pickle is almost done, the oil begins to float on top.
  • Take it off the heat and let it cool.
  • Store in a clean bottle.