Pickled Vegetables

Torshi Bemasalah

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  • Makes

    700 g

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By Durkhanai Ayubi

Published 2020

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Torshi means pickles, and there are several recipes that are easily adaptable for personal tastes and seasonal produce. This torshi recipe is bemasalah, which means it’s prepared without many spices or oil, as opposed to the torshi masalahdar, which includes plenty.

As we travelled in Afghanistan, my brother-in-law Sayed’s family expertly prepared various pickles, which we enjoyed as an accompaniment to most main meals. In particular, torshi is traditionally always eaten alongside s