indian style pickled carrots

Makes about 1 quart

Ingredients

  • 6 cups carrots, sliced 1/2” thick
  • 2 cups plus 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup malt vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons julienned ginger
  • 1/4 cup sliced garlic
  • 1/2 cup chopped, pitted dried dates
  • 12 dried red chiles
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 cup dried apricots, chopped
  • 3/4 tablespoon garam masala

Directions

  1. Combine the carrots, sugar, and vinegar in a large saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until the carrots soften, about 30 minutes.
  2. Stir in the ginger and garlic. Cook until the mixture thickens and becomes sticky, about 10 minutes.
  3. Add the dates, chiles, raisins, and apricots. Return to a simmer over low heat.
  4. Mix in the garam masala. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool.
  5. Store in a covered container under refrigeration.

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Indian-Style Pickled Carrots

indian style pickled carrots
Makes about 1 quart

Ingredients

  • 6 cups carrots, sliced 1/2” thick
  • 2 cups plus 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup malt vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons julienned ginger
  • 1/4 cup sliced garlic
  • 1/2 cup chopped, pitted dried dates
  • 12 dried red chiles
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 cup dried apricots, chopped
  • 3/4 tablespoon garam masala

Directions

  1. Combine the carrots, sugar, and vinegar in a large saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until the carrots soften, about 30 minutes.
  2. Stir in the ginger and garlic. Cook until the mixture thickens and becomes sticky, about 10 minutes.
  3. Add the dates, chiles, raisins, and apricots. Return to a simmer over low heat.
  4. Mix in the garam masala. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool.
  5. Store in a covered container under refrigeration.

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