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Guyanese and Trinidadian Recipes

Achar

Yield: 1 cup

Ingredients

½ onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 tbsp vegetable oil
1 tsp curry powder
2 to 3 jalapeño peppers, thinly sliced
2 to 3 tomatoes, chopped
Salt to taste
Lime juice

Preparation

  • Sauté the onion and garlic in oil until the onion is soft.
  • Add the curry powder, tomatoes and jalapeños, and simmer over a low heat until the tomatoes are cooked through and the mixture has a sauce-like consistency.
  • Season with salt and lime to taste.
  • Bottle in a clean mason jar.

Achar - Alternative recipe

Recipe compliments of "A Taste of Guyana" - Dr. Odeen Ishmael.

Ingredients

  • 16 ripe juicy limes
  • 8 hot peppers
  • ¼ cup vinegar, salt to taste

Preparation

  • Wash and cut the limes into squares.
  • Squeeze out juice and store in a cup.
  • Cut hot peppers into quarters.
  • Mix cut limes, peppers, lime juice, vinegar, and salt. Shake well and bottle them tightly with a lid.
  • Keep the bottle exposed to sun for 2 to 3 days, after which the achar is ready.
Post a Comment
  1. this is not Guyanese achar,it is made with mangoes,tamarind or kamaranga,and is made with only achar massala,no curry powder. · [ remove ]
    2098 days ago
  1. That is definitely not guyanese. It is not even close.. · [ remove ]
    615 days ago
  1. Waste of my time · [ remove ]
    561 days ago

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