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Sunday, June 26, 2011

Asparagus-Carrot Pickle

Asparagus is a similar veggie to the banana stem.I have become a fan of this wonderful veggie after I cooked the Asparagus egg thoran,click here to see that recipe.Then, came the thoughts of a pickle with asparagus and carrots.Both equally nutritious and healthy even though pickle is not a healthy food as it contains more of salt esp for hypertensives.But once in a while,you would like to taste a pickle and this is a simple recipe too..


Ingredients
asparagus 4-5 sprigs
carrot 2
mustard
curry leaves
garlic 4 pods
fenugreek powder1/2 tsp
asafoetida 1/2 tsp
chilly powder 1 tsp
turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
salt
oil 4 tsp
lime juice 2tsp / vinegar 2tsp (you can use lime juice if not preserving for long)





Method
  • Wash,peel carrots and cut into thin stripes.
  • Wash and cut asparagus into thin stripes.
  • Mix it with a pinch of turmeric powder and salt.
  • Heat oil in a skillet,splutter mustard and curry leaves.
  • Add the garlic pods,saute for half a minute.
  • Add the veggie mix and add chilly powder saute.
  • Cover and cook for 2minutes.
  • Add the fenugreek powder and asafoetida.
  • Put off the flame and add the lime juice or vinegar.
  • Asparagus Carrot pickle is ready to serve.



Servings~ 1bowl of pickle



8 comments:

SravsCulinaryConcepts said... Best Blogger Tips

sounds very interesting !!! so healthy and delicious pickle !!

♥LOVE2COOK♥ said... Best Blogger Tips

So healthy and yumm...:)

Sarah said... Best Blogger Tips

never tried asparagus! This looks lovely!

Babli said... Best Blogger Tips

Interesting and innovative recipe. Pickle looks spicy and yummy.

cookingvarieties said... Best Blogger Tips

hi julie.. in malaysia we do it using carrots and cucumbers( minus the inside).. using asparagus is a great idea. thanks for sharing this delicious looking and appetising recipe.. will try this out- wan

aipi said... Best Blogger Tips

Very unique combo ~ must try!
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Ramya said... Best Blogger Tips

That sure is a unique recipe!! Asparagus pickle:-) I have a bunch in fridge and was wondering what to do with it:-) Now i know!!

saleena said... Best Blogger Tips

The pickle is so tangy n mouth watering..Love the orange color.Excellent asparagus pickle....I never heard it this pickle...