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Ethnic Recipe and Meal Ideas
This site is designed to help you if you are looking for ethnic recipes or meal ideas from around the globe. You can search for a recipe (using the search box on the right) or use the drop down menus at the top of the page which include region, country, base ingredient or "pot luck"
 


Indian Recipe and Meal Ideas
Indian Food and Meal Ideas
Hot and Sour Tomato Pickle

One of the famous Indian pickle, It is made from tomatoes, for the perfect touch to your favourite menu.
For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. green tomatoes(Red ones can be used too)
  • 15-20 red chillies
  • 1 cup chopped ginger
  • 1 cup chopped garlic
  • 2 cups vinegar
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp fenugreek
  • 1 1/2 cups oil
  • Salt to taste



Method:


Slice the tomaotes, smear turmeric and salt on them
and soak them in 1 cup vinegar.Leave for about 2 hours.
Blend together the garlic, ginger, red chillies and
3/4 of the mustard, with a little vinegar.
Heat the oil and add the remaining mustard.
When the mustard crackles, add the fenugreek.
Fry for 2 minutes and then add the blended mixture
and fry well for over 20 minutes.
Add the tomatoes and the remaining vinegar.
Stir continuously as the mixture comes to a boil.
When the pickle is almost done, the oil begins to float
at the top.
Take it off the heat and let it cool.
Store in a clean bottle.
Will keep for a year.


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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide

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