Turnip Pickle Recipe

July 7, 2011

Ingredients:
1/2 kg Turnips (Shalgam)
1 cup Mustard Oil (Sarson Ka Tel)
15 cloves Garlic (Lasun)
1 cup Vinegar (Sirka)
3/4 or 1 cup Sugar (Cheeni)
15 dry Dates (Khajoor)
6 teaspoons seedless golden Raisins (Kishmish)
1 teaspoon peppercorn
2 teaspoons chilli powder
1 teaspoon Onions seeds (Kalonji)
1 teaspoon Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
1/3 cup Salt (Namak)
How to make turnip pickle:
  • Grind the spices and sugar together.
  • Grind dates and raisins with a little vinegar.
  • Peel and cut turnips into thick round slices and rub salt on them.
  • Keep for 8 hours.
  • Heat oil, fry the ground garlic till golden brown.
  • In it fry turnips till dry.
  • Add vinegar, ground spices with sugar and ground dates and raisins.
  • Put in a jar, keep in the sun for 6 days.

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