Homemade Chow Chow
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INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 large sweet peppers (one red, one green) chopped
  • 1 cup chopped cauliflower
  • 1 cup chopped sweet onion (or regular onion)
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 10 cloves
  • 8 pimento peppers, chopped (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons turmeric powder
  • 5 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups vinegar
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons mustard
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • Water
  • 1 tablespoon salt

INSTRUCTIONS:

1. Make sure that all vegetables are cut to small, uniformed
sizes
2. Cover with water and add salt and mix. Leave to sit in
brine for at least an hour (or overnight)
3. In a deep pot add sugar, turmeric, cloves, vinegar,
mustard and cornstarch
4. Whisk mixture till it starts to boil, trying to get rid of any
lumps that may have formed
5. Lower stove to a simmer for about 10 minutes as you
continue to whisk
6. Strain mixture to get rid of cloves
7. Add back to pot on medium heat and drain vegetables of
water used for brine
8. Add vegetables to mustard liquid and incorporate
9. Bring to a boil then lower to a simmer as mixture thickens
up while randomly giving it a stir.
10. Once at a nice relish texture, remove from heat and
store in an airtight, sterile jar

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