30 tiny round brinjals
 water for soaking
 1 tbsp salt
 1 cup vinegar
 4 tbsp oil
 2 tbsp crushed garlic
 3 tbsp pickle masala
 1 tbsp brown sugar
 salt to taste

1

Remove stems and cut each brinjal into 4 pieces.

Soak in water and salt for 30 minutes.

Rinse well and drain.

2

Heat vinegar to boiling point.

Remove from heat and plunge the brinjals in.

3

Leave aside to cool, drain brinjals from vinegar.

4

Heat oil, stir in garlic, masala and sugar, remove and cool.

Mix the brinjals into masala mixture and bottle.

Note: most pickle masalas are salted.

Ingredients

 30 tiny round brinjals
 water for soaking
 1 tbsp salt
 1 cup vinegar
 4 tbsp oil
 2 tbsp crushed garlic
 3 tbsp pickle masala
 1 tbsp brown sugar
 salt to taste

Directions

1

Remove stems and cut each brinjal into 4 pieces.

Soak in water and salt for 30 minutes.

Rinse well and drain.

2

Heat vinegar to boiling point.

Remove from heat and plunge the brinjals in.

3

Leave aside to cool, drain brinjals from vinegar.

4

Heat oil, stir in garlic, masala and sugar, remove and cool.

Mix the brinjals into masala mixture and bottle.

Note: most pickle masalas are salted.

Brinjal Pickles