Potli Wala Achaar | How to make Potli Wala Achaar

By Lata Lala  |  4th Jun 2016  |  
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About Potli Wala Achaar Recipe

Potli wala Achaar reminds me of my childhood. My Naani ma used to make it. From assembling ingredients to make achaar till it was made, and how my Naana ji used to bring bagful of kachi kairi , such an exciting journey it was during our summer vacations. And when we all cousins used to sit for lunch and served thali consisting potli wala achaar.

Potli Wala Achaar

Ingredients to make Potli Wala Achaar

  • Raw mangoes 6-8
  • mustard oil 1/4 cup
  • Kalonji / onion seeds .. 1 tbsp
  • fennel seeds ... 1 tbsp
  • Crushed fenugreek seeds .. 1 tsp
  • turmeric powder ..... 2 tsps
  • red chilli powder .... 1 tsp
  • asafoetida ... 1/2 tsp
  • jaggery or sugar ..... 1-2 tsps
  • garlic pods .. lightly crushed or whole (one for each potli)
  • salt to taste
  • vinegar ........... 1/2 cup
  • Boiled and cooled water .. about 2 cups ( or as per the capacity of the jar )
  • Muslin cloth cut into 5" x 5" squares.

How to make Potli Wala Achaar

  1. Wash the raw mangoes and wipe them with a kitchen cloth. Peel and grate the mangoes. Mix all the ingredients mentioned in the list except garlic. Also mix half the quantity of mustard oil.
  2. In a jar take the boiled and cooled water and add the vinegar, remaining oil and some turmeric and salt.
  3. Now take a piece of muslin cloth and spoon a portion of the grated pickle mix that you have prepared. Place a garlic piece either whole or lightly crushed in the center.
  4. Tie the bundles by bringing the corners together or use a thread. Do not make a tight bundle. Immerse these bundles into the jar and cover the lid.
  5. Keep it in sunlight for 2-3 days.

Reviews for Potli Wala Achaar (5)

Rupali Vishwakarma-Vairagara year ago

It sounds yummy one question is there do we need to put the potli in water??

bhavna dodania year ago

Nice homemade pickle
Lata Lala
a year ago
Thanks Bhavna

poonam pabbun2 years ago

Very great sindhi's recipe you share my mom and grandma were make it and I am also made it
Lata Lala
a year ago
yeah poonam

Geeta Nandalal N2 years ago

Yes i too make now also.but i think now a days generation doesnt like iy.
Lata Lala
a year ago
actually speaking now a days youngsters don't eat pickles.

Janhavi Dixit2 years ago

Lata Lala
a year ago
thanks janhvi