Cabbage and Carrot Pickle

A crunchy mix of vegetables pickled with mustard, turmeric and vinegar, this makes a colourful and flavourful side dish.


  1. 200 grams cabbage
  2. 200 grams carrots
  3. 200 grams french beans
  4. 1 tablespoon mustard seeds
  5. 5 cloves of garlic
  6. 3 green chili, sliced lengthwise
  7. 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  8. 1 tablespoon vinegar
  9. 2 tablespoons oil
  10. Salt


  1. Using a grater finely slice the cabbage, carrots and beans
  2. Bring water to boil in a pan and as the water comes to a boil blanch the vegetable for 1-2 minutes
  3. Drain in a strainer to remove all the excess water
  4. Combine the mustard seed, cloves of garlic in a grinder and grind to a fine paste
  5. In a flat pan heat 2 tablespoons oil
  6. As the oil is heated turn off the eat and add the turmeric powder and the mustard and garlic paste
  7. Stir well
  8. Add the vegetables and season with salt
  9. Add the green chilies and the vinegar
  10. Refrigerate for a day
  11. Serve with farata or bread

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