Makes 1 Quart
2 Cups Granulated Sugar
2 Cups Apple Cider Vinegar
2 Teaspoons Yellow Mustard Seed
2 Teaspoons Mild Curry Powder
1 Bay Leaf
1 Teaspoon Coarse Sea Salt
10 Small Red Pearl Onions, Peeled and Left Whole
10 Medium Size Carrots, Peeled and Cut into 4” Long Sticks, 1/4” Thick
In a large non-reactive saucepan combine the sugar, vinegar, mustard seed, curry powder, bay leaf and salt. Stir to combine and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer for 10 minutes until slightly syrupy. Add the onions and carrots and simmer for 3 minutes.
Place the carrots, standing straight up, and the onions in a quart sized glass jar. Carefully pour the hot liquid into the jar covering the carrots and onions. Cool to room temperature uncovered. After completely cooled, cover and refrigerate for up to one month.