Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Archards~ Mauritian vegetable Pickle

A tasty and delicious  vegetable pickle, the perfect accompaniment to Mauritian dishes.


120 grams/ 4 oz white cabbage finely shredded
120 grams/ 4 oz carrot grated
120 grams/ 4 oz green beans finely sliced
3 green chillies cut into slits
2 cloves garlic
1 tablespoon mustard seeds
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
2 tablespoons sunflower oil


1.Coarsely grind the mustard seeds and garlic keep aside.
2. Bring a pan of water to boil and blanch the vegetables (carrots, beans and cabbage) for three minutes.
3. Drain the vegetables  and pat dry .
4. Heat oil in pan when it is hot, add the mustard seed and garlic paste.Add the salt, chillies, turmeric powder and sauté the mixture for a minute. Turn off the heat  and add the vinegar followed by the vegetables and mix well.
5.Leave the pickle  to cool then transfer to a sterilised jar.
6. Store in the refrigerator.

Serve with Dholl Puri

You may like:
Mauritian Lima bean stew

Submitting to:

 Flavours of Mauritius , event by simply.food guest hosted by Napur of UK, Rasoi and me


  1. deliciously done pickle wonderful colourful presentation

  2. I think this is a healthy recipe. Why haven't I tried it for a long time? But I guess, I'll have to add lots of turmeric. Is this okay?

  3. Great pickle..


  4. looks delicious and a easy recipe..

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  5. simply superb pickle..drooling over it..

  6. Very colorful & nutritious pickle...think it will be nice to have even all-alone.

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  7. Never tried any Mauritian food - does look nice.


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