Mirchi ka achar/Green chilli pickle

Bindiya Sharma
Bindiya Sharma|
Last updated on Jan 10th
My no-frills green chilli pickle, that gets sour with the addition of mustard and has very little oil.
  • Prep Time0Minutes
  • Cooking Time5Minutes
  • Serves10people

Recipe Ingredients

  • Green chillies- 250 gms
  • Salt as per taste
  • Mustard seeds(black)- 2 heaped tbsp
  • Mustard oil- 1/4 cup
  • Turmeric- 1/2 tsp

Recipe Preparation

  1. Wash and dry chillies for a day, under the sun if possible(there should not be any trace of moisture). Also clean and dry a large glass bottle.
  2. Powder the mustard seeds in a spice blender. Combine mustard seed powder and turmeric with salt and keep aside.
  3. Slit green chillies and stuff with the spice paste. Place one by one into the glass jar.
  4. Keep in the sun for a day.
  5. Next day, heat mustard oil to smoking point, let cool till warm and pour on top of the green chillies.
  6. Keep the bottle in the sun for 2-3 days, your pickle is ready.
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