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Shaljam (Pickled Turnips)

Recipe from: Zohair Faridi

A rare recipe handed down by generations in my family. You usually eat it with the everyday food, goes well with rice. My sister thinks its the best after a week, when the mustard seeds start to come out....


Click on picture to enlarge (Photograph by Zohair Faridi)


2 kg turnips
1 tablespoon ground mustard seeds
3 tablespoons garlic, chopped or paste
3 tablespoons ginger, chopped or paste
1 ½ tablespoon dry red chiles, coarsely chopped
1 tablespoon salt

Peel and slice the turnips and boil them until tender (Not too tender).

Mustard Seeds, garlic, ginger , red chillies and salt, mix them and make a thick paste and dip each slice in it and put them in a glass jar.

Put the jar in the sun or in a warm place for three days

On the third day pour two liter lukewarm water in the jar and keep it in a warm place for two more days.


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