Onion Pickle | How to make Onion Pickle

By Suhan Mahajan  |  21st Oct 2015  |  
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About Onion Pickle Recipe

Onion pickle is mostly used in South Indian dishes but our onion pickle tastes different as it is sweet (because of jaggery) and sour (because of lemon and mustard seeds powder) with awesome aroma. This pickle recipe is must try with roti or bread or even Indian most famous snack Cholle Bhatura.

Onion Pickle is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Onion Pickle is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Onion Pickle by Suhan Mahajan will help you to prepare the perfect Onion Pickle in your kitchen at home. Onion Pickle needs few minutes for the preparation and 10 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Onion Pickle. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Onion Pickle. In case you have any questions on how to make the Onion Pickle you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Suhan Mahajan. Onion Pickle will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

Onion Pickle

Ingredients to make Onion Pickle

  • Small sized onions 250 gms
  • Marinate: Salt turmeric powder 1/2 tsp Lemon juice 1 tsp
  • For masala
  • coriander seeds 1 tsp
  • fenugreek seeds (Methi Dana) 1 tsp
  • fennel seeds (Sauf)- 1 tsp
  • mustard seeds powder 1.5 tsp
  • asafoetida (Hing)tsp
  • Salt Red chilly powder turmeric powdertsp
  • mustard seeds (Rai)tsp
  • clove 2-3 pcs
  • green chilly 2 pcs
  • jaggery 10 gms
  • tamarind pulp 2 tsp
  • oil -1 tsp

How to make Onion Pickle

  1. Peel off the onions and marinate in a mixture of salt, turmeric and lemon juice for 1-2 hours. It will leave water after some time. Remove water and spread on sieve/ plate for drying. Once dried sauté the onions in little oil and keep aside
  2. Dry roast coriander seeds, fennel seeds, fenugreek seeds and grind to powder.
  3. For tadka/tempering – splutter mustard seeds in little oil and keep aside.
  4. In sauté onions add, Mustard seed powder, green chili, garlic cloves, salt, red chili powder, asafoetida, tamarind paste jaggery. Mix well and add the tempering on it.
  5. Transfer the contents into a glass jar and keep the pickle at room temperature for at-least 2 days till it is ready.

Reviews for Onion Pickle (6)

Shanthi Ganesh5 months ago

What is the shelf life of the pickle

Manisha Sharma Bishta year ago


shyama thanvia year ago

it can be store...????

Aarav Sharma2 years ago

Thank you for the recipe Suhan!

Hamtaj Shaikh2 years ago


Harvinder Kaur2 years ago