Tag Archives: Mustard seed

Bread-and-Butter Pickles

Ingredients: 6 #                               Pickling cucumbers 4 to5 inch 1#                                Onions, thinly sliced 1⁄2 cup or tt                 Salt As needed                   Crushed or cubed ice 4 cups                          Cider vinegar 41⁄2 cups                     Sugar 2 tablespoons              Mustard seed 11⁄2 tablespoons          Celery seed 1 tablespoon                Turmeric, ground As needed                   “Chili” product (optional) As needed                   Ice, crushed Procedure: Wash […]

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Sweet Pickled Radishes

Ingredients: 1 qt                              Radishes, cleaned, greens removed and halved, quartered or battonet* 1 cup                           Rice vinegar 1 cup                           Cider vinegar 1 tablespoon                Mirin ¾ cup                           Sugar ¾ teaspoon                  Celery seed 1 teaspoon                   Mustard seed 1 ea                              Bay leaf Pinch                           Salt 1 tablespoon                Pickled ginger, fine julienne (with juice) 5 ea                              Nasturtium flowers* 15 ea                            […]

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International Flavors: Asia and the Middle East India Questions taken from The New American Chef chapter on India Why is ginger often added to beans and lentils? Not only does ginger impart flavor it aids in digestion. As with a lot of herbs and spices the first use for most of them was as a […]

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Bhurta (Spiced Eggplant Puree)

Ingredient: 1 each                          Eggplant 2 tablespoon                Mustard Oil or Vegetable Oil 1 each                          Medium Onion, finely chopped 2 clove                         Garlic, finely minced 1 teaspoon                   Ginger Root, finely minced 1 teaspoon                   Mustard Seeds ½ teaspoon                  Ground Cumin ½ teaspoon                  Ground Coriander ¼ teaspoon                  Turmeric ½ teaspoon                  […]

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Gajar Raita (Yogurt with Carrot and Golden Raisins)

Ingredients: 1 ¼ cup                       Plain Yogurt ½ teaspoon                  Sugar 1 teaspoon                   Salt Pinch                           Cayenne Pepper 1 each                          Carrot  peeled and coarsely grated 1 tablespoon                Vegetable Oil ½ teaspoon                  Cumin Seeds ¼ teaspoon                  Yellow or Black Mustard Seeds 2 tablespoon                Golden Raisins Procedure: Beat yogurt until smooth […]

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Saag Aloo (Spinach with Potatoes)

Ingredients: ¾ cup                          Water 2 pound                       Spinach 1 each                          Onion, sliced thinly 4 tablespoon                Vegetable Oil pinch                           Ground Asafetida 2 teaspoon                   Black Mustard Seeds 2 clove                         Garlic  minced 4 each                          Potatoes, peeled and cubed (3/4″) ¼ teaspoon                  Cayenne To Taste                      Salt and Pepper Procedure: Parboil […]

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