Mauritian Recipes

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Achard Legumes (Cabbage and Carrot Pickle) Recipe

Recipe Overview

Full of crunch and flavour, this pickled mix of vegetables is seasoned with turmeric and mustard. Green chillies can also be added for an extra kick. This is a great accompaniment with your main meals or even as a filling for bread.

Recipe Ingredients


  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Green Beans
  • Olive Oil
  • Chilli
  • Garlic
  • Salt to taste
  • Pickle Spices (mixture of mustard seeds and turmeric powder)


  • Wash and cut green beans in slices lengthwise
  • Peel, wash and shred carrots
  • Clean, shred cabbage (or cut) and wash
  • Pour boiling water in a large bowl
  • Dissolve salt in water
  • Add all vegetables and leave for 2-3 minutes
  • Allow to drain for another 10 minutes
  • Add grated (or diced) garlic
  • Add pickle spices (mixture of mustard seeds and turmeric powder)
  • Add olive oil and mix well
  • Finally add sliced chillies


Source: eMauritius Videos