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Gherkin Pickle (Gillori Achar)

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Serves 1 - 1 Jar

pickled gherkins

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  • 250 gms gherkins
  • 1 tbsp mustard seeds
  • 35-40 red kashmiri cillies
  • 10-12 garlic pods, finely sliced
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • handful curry leaves
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • salt


    1. Cut each gherkin into 4 pieces. Marinate for 1 day in vinegar and salt
    2. Take a little water in a pan add salt and boil the chillies in it till soft. Strain. Keep water aside.
    3. Heat oil add sliced garlic and brown. Add curry leaves.
    4. Strain the gherkins. Grind the mustard and boiled chillies to a fine paste. Mix the gherkins with the paste
    5. Add the water to get the consistency you want.
    6. Heat the oil and cool. Pour over the mixture and mix well. Store in a clean jar.

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