Turchi Zardak (Carrot pickle)

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  • 1 hot green chilli
  • 200 g carrots
  • vinegar
  • ½tsp salt
  • ½tsp sia dona (nigella seeds)
  • clove of garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 2 tsp sugar


Step 1

Boil the hot green chilli in a little water for 5–10 minutes until soft, then chop it into small pieces.

Step 2

Drain off the liquid from the can of carrots. Put the carrots in a pan and add just enough vinegar to cover them. Boil for a couple of minutes.

Step 3

Add the sia dona, salt, crushed garlic, sugar and the hot green chilli.

Step 4

Mix well and put into a clean, dry jar, adding more vinegar if necessary in order to cover the carrots.

Step 5

Screw on the lid and leave for a few days.

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