Karele ka achar (Bitter gourd pickle) | How to make Karele ka achar (Bitter gourd pickle)

By Bindiya Sharma  |  20th Nov 2015  |  
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Karele ka achar (Bitter gourd pickle)by Bindiya Sharma
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About Karele ka achar (Bitter gourd pickle) Recipe

a spicy, tangy pickle which is a favourite of many.

Karele ka achar (Bitter gourd pickle)

Ingredients to make Karele ka achar (Bitter gourd pickle)

  • Bitter gourd(karela)- 1/2 kg
  • mustard Oil- 1/2 cup
  • salt- as required
  • red chilli powder- 1 tsp
  • fennel seeds(saunf)- 1 tsp crushed
  • onion seeds(kalonji)- 1 tsp crushed
  • fenugreek seeds(methidana)- 1 tsp crushed
  • Ajwain- 1 tsp
  • mustard seeds- 1 tsp
  • turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Kashmiri chilli powder- 1 tsp

How to make Karele ka achar (Bitter gourd pickle)

  1. Wash and roughly peel the karelas, let dry thoroughly.
  2. Now slice into rounds and apply salt on it, let sit for a day.
  3. Next day add the karela along with kashmiri chilli, turmeric, mustard seeds, ajwain, fenugreek, onion seeds, turmeric, fennel seeds and red chilli powder in a large glass bottle. Shake vigorously and keep in the sun for 2 days.
  4. After two days, heat mustard oil to smoking point and then let cool. Add oil to the pickle bottle and shake well to coat.
  5. Keep in the sun for a couple of days. Pickle is ready!

Reviews for Karele ka achar (Bitter gourd pickle) (8)

Ridhima Mohila year ago

Bindiya will try this.. never heard of it
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Latha Naira year ago

Mouth watering! Should try this.
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Jagruti Pandya2 years ago

I will prepare it
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Sweta Shet2 years ago

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Sweta Goenka Tekriwal2 years ago

after add salt water has to be squized or not
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Neeru Gupta2 years ago

I must try Thanks
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Hamtaj Shaikh2 years ago

thanks for sharing. good recipe
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Namita Tiwari3 years ago

Hello Bindiya, This pickle definitely is a must try. Will try to make it soon. Thanks for sharing!
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