Mixed Vegetable Pickle

Preparation info
  • Makes

    2 jars

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      50 min

Appears in
Mowgli Street Food

By Nisha Katona

Published 2018

  • About

This is a brilliant way to play creation in your kitchen. A kind of Indian equivalent of piccalilli, it is about the crunch and the tang of sour. I add jaggery, which is a very specialist raw Indian fruit sugar. You can replace this with muscovado/brown sugar and add more if you fancy a kinder, sweeter pickle.


  • 450 g/1 lb cauliflower, cut into small florets
  • 450 g/1


  1. Half fill a stockpot large enough to hold the cauliflower, turnip and carrot with water and bring up to the boil. Add the cauliflower and boil for 1 minute, then add the turnip and carrot and boil for a further minute. Drain the vegetables well, then place on a clean paper towel and leave to dry for at least 8 hours. This step is important as any extra moisture can cause