Frequently Asked Questions Related to Gajar Gobhi Shalgum Pickle
Qs.1: How to make Gobhi Gajar Shalgum Pickle at home?
- Firstly, wash all the vegetables (Gobhi, Gajar, Shalgum), Put the vegetables in boiling water for a few seconds then take it out and let them dry.
- Make spice mix, by roasting fenugreek, fennel seeds and mustard, dry red chillies.
- Blend them coarsely in a blender.
- Now take the dried vegetables in a bowl. Add in the spice mix, salt and mix well with cold pressed mustard oil.
- And put it in sun for it sun-dry.
- Store this in sterilized dry jar.
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Qs.2: What are the ingredients required to make Gobhi Gajar Shalgum Pickle?
Ans.: The ingredients required to make Gobhi Gajar Shalgum Pickle are VEGETABLES 65% (CARROT, CAULIFLOWER &TURNIP), JAGGERY, SALT, SPICE MIX, EDIBLE MUSTARD OIL, CITRIC ACID.
Qs.3: How long does Gobhi Gajar Shalgum Pickle last and how to store it?
Ans.: The shelf life of Gobhi Gajar Shalgum pickle is 4 months. Since, At “The Little Farm” we do not use any preservatives make sure you don’t use a wet spoon, make sure the pickle is topped up with oil and store it in an air tight container. For it to last longer you can refrigerate it too.
Qs.4: Can Gobhi Gajar Shalgum Pickle be consumed during pregnancy?
Ans.: Yes, consuming pickles in a limited amount during pregnancy may not be harmful. Also Luke Coutinho Celebrity nutritionist talks about our pickles since they are sun-dried and very healthy plus a source of probiotic. As against pickles which are factory made with artificial preservatives.
Qs.5: What are the health benefits of eating Gobhi Gajar Shalgum Pickle?
Ans.: Gobhi Gajar Shalgum pickle has several health benefits like Packed with antioxidants, Good for bone health, provides a balanced diet, Helps with the digestive health.
Qs.6: What are the side effects of consuming Gobhi Gajar Shalgum Pickle?
Ans.: You may land up eating too much Gobhi Gajar Shalgum pickle as people find it too tasty.
Qs.7: How to incorporate Gobhi Gajar Shalgum Pickle into one's diet?
Ans.: Gobhi Gajar Shalgum Pickle is the perfect Indian side – dish, tastes best with all Indian meals, rice, mathis, daals, cheela, pakodi, poha and paranthas!
Qs.8: How does the taste of Gobhi Gajar Shalgum Pickle compare to other types of pickles?
Ans.: The taste of the Gobhi gajar shalgum pickle is sweet and spicy.
Qs.9: What oil do you use for your Gobhi Gajar Shalgum pickle and why?
Ans.: At “The Little Farm Co” we use Cold Pressed Mustard Oil. It has powerful antimicrobial, antibacterial and antifungal properties. This prevents the formation of any mould or bacterial growth in the pickles. It also forms a layer of protection between air and pickles from the bacteria present in the air. At “The Little Farm Co” we grow our own mustard seeds and then further cold press it to get cold pressed mustard oil. It is purely organic and lab tested. We do not infuse it with palm oil or any other oils. And this cold pressed mustard oil is used in our pickles.
Qs.10: Is this pickle available throughout the year?
Ans.: Gobhi gajar shalgum pickle is a winter special pickle and is not available throughout the year. But at “The Little Farm” now we will store the vegetables organically and will make fresh batches every month, so now it will be available throughout the year.
Qs.11: Your pickle is available on pre-order. Does this mean it will be available any time of the year?
Ans.: At “The Little Farm” Gobhi Gajar Shalgum Pickle is available on pre-order as we make it in a small batches every week so it get’s over due to high volume of orders. Due to this it is available on pre-order and we take a little time to make another fresh batch.
Qs.12: Where do you source your vegetables for this pickle?
Ans.: At “The Little Farm Co” we grown our own vegetables at our farms in MP and further make pickle out of it.
Qs.13: Do you use red or orange carrots for your pickle?
Ans.: We use Red Carrots for our pickle.
Qs.14: What variety of shalgum (turnip) do you use for the pickles?
Ans.: Local variety
Qs.15: How is your pickle different from usual store pickles?
Ans.: Usually the factory made pickles have preservative in it, so their pickles don’t get spoilt and last them through the off season. Whereas at “The Little Farm” we do not use any preservatives in it and handcraft it traditionally and taste just like home.