1-Garam masala -Grind 6 black cardamom,12 small cardamom,1.5 t.s black pepper,1/2 t.s cloves,1.5 t.s cumin,1/2 t.s cinnamon OR use readymade garam masala.
2-This pickle taste best when it is fresh i.e with in a month. so don't make in large quantity. because vegetables taste better when they are crunchy.when pickle matures,they become soft and may become too sour in taste.
3-You may increase or decrease the preportion of vegetable according to your personal choice.
4-You can substitute mustard oil with refined oil ,if you don't like the strong taste of mustard oil.
5-Batons-chop like french fries
6-Pickle should always be covered with a layer of oil to avoid spoiling.