Afghani Pickled Carrots

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Welcome to Claire's: 35 Years of Recipes and Reflections from the Landmark Vegetarian Restaurant

By Claire Criscuolo

Published 2014

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One of the most wonderful things about being a part of a world-class city is getting to meet people from all parts of our world—and sharing their family recipes with others.


  • 4 cups white vinegar
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 bay leaf</


Measure the vinegar and water into a medium-size pot. Add the bay leaf and the sugar. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Add the carrots and the garlic. Cook at a boil for 3 minutes, then add the jalapeño pepper. Continue cooking for about 2 minutes, until crisp-tender. Remove from the heat and turn into a bowl. Let it sit out for about an hour, to cool to near room temperature, then sti