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Errol’s Durban Vegetable Pickle Recipe

Errol’s Vegetable Pickle

Errol’s Durban Vegetable Pickle Recipe

Errol got this recipe from a friend and then adapted it to add a bit of chilli powder, to give it .. as he says, ” a bit of va va voom.”

Thanks for sharing.

  • Author: Errol
  • Prep Time: 30
  • Cook Time: 45
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Yield: 15 1x
  • Category: Accompaniments
  • Method: Easy
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Diet: Vegetarian


  • Carrots 1kg
  • Green beans 1kg
  • Cabbage med
  • Cauliflower, 1or 2 depending on size
  • Onions 2lrg
  • Chillies to taste
  • Fresh Garlic taste
  • Oil 3/4 bot
  • White Vinegar to taste
  • Turmeric Powder, 3/4t teaspoons
  • Salt to taste
  • Mustard Seeds (optional)


  1. Steam the carrots and Green beans together for about 15 mins
  2. I add salt to taste now
  3. Before it comes to a boil add sliced cabbage and cauliflower.
  4. Leave on for about another 10 to 15 mins
  5. Strain and leave in strainer.
  6. Heat oil
  7. Slice onions
  8. Sauté with chillies
  9. Add crushed garlic
  10. Add Turmeric powder
  11. Let it cook for about 5mins on low.
  12. Add vinegar and salt to taste
  13. When the above is cool, then add the strained vegetables
  14. Enjoy


  • You will check the balance of the color of carrots nd green beans
  • I add salt to the veggies when I steam them, as it avoids excess water coming out of the veggies


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Keywords: vegetable, chilli, pickle, durban

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