Cauliflower Stem Pickle

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Cauliflower Stem Pickle


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :20 Min

Cook Time : 10 Min

Total Time : 30 Min


Serves : 8
  • Cauliflower Stems – 1 cup

  • Garlic cloves chopped finely – 4 nos

  • Red Chili Powder – 2 tbsp.

  • Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp

  • Mustard Seeds – 1tsp crushed

  • Asafoetida – 1/2 Tsp

  • Fenugreek Seeds –1 tsp coarsely powdered or powder

  • Salt - 1/2 tsp or to taste

  • Oil – 1/2 cup


  • Wash cauliflower stems thoroughly. Pat dry with tissue paper or towel.
  • Peel stems using peeler and cut into fine julienne. .
  • Add salt and turmeric. Rub it well on stems. Keep aside for 15 minutes.
  • In a saucepan or Tadka pan, heat oil. Add crushed mustard seeds. Let it splutter.
  • Add finely chopped garlic. Cook until light brown and crispy. Switch off the gas. Immediately add asafoetida, fenugreek seeds powder and red chili powder. Mix well. Let it cool.
  • Pour prepared tadka on marinated stems. If needed add more salt and red chili powder.
  • Mix well. Transfer into airtight container and store in the refrigerator.
  • It will remain in good condition for a month if refrigerated and handled properly.