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garlic green chilly achar recipe

Garlic Green Chilly Achar

Garlic green chilli pickle is an easy 10 min recipe and is made in mustard oil and spices like Mustard seeds (Black sarson), Fennel seeds (Saunf), Fenugreek seeds (Methre) and Jeera.
This pickle doesn't need much sun except for first few days. Its more like a tadka (Chaunk) and goes well with paratha, chapati and dal.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 3 mins
Keep in sun 2 d
Total Time 2 d 8 mins
Course Achars, Condiments, Indian Pickle, Pickles
Cuisine Indian
Servings 1 Jar
Calories 106 kcal


  • heavy bottomed pan / kadai
  • glass jar


  • 20 small green chillies fresh, washed and dried
  • 2-3 large garlics peel off and take out the cloves
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds (Rai)
  • 1 tsp fenugreek seeds (methre)
  • 1 tsp Jeera (cumin)
  • 2 tsp Red Chilli powder
  • 2 tsp fennel seeds powder (saunf)
  • 1 tsp Black salt (kala namak)
  • 1 tsp Plain salt
  • 1.5 tbsp mustard oil


  • Gather all the ingredients. Dry grind the whole spices fenugreek seeds (methre), mustard seeds and jeera. Chop the green chillies.
  • Take mustard oil in kadai (heavy bottomed pan) and let it burn for few min. Once it cools off a bit (color changed from dark yellow to light yellow), add heeng, haldi, saunf, red chilli powder.
    Add garlic and cook for a min.
  • Add green chillies. Add salt and black salt (kala namak) and mix well. You may cover with lid for less than a min.
  • Add the ground masala and Amchur (Mango Powder). If you dont have Amchur, you may use 1-2 tsp lemon juice. Mix really well and switch off the flame.
  • The garlic green chilli pickle is ready. Keep the jar in sun for few days. One may start eating it in 2 days itself.


Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 bowl
Servings: 6
Amount per serving  
Calories 106
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.3g 6%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 2%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 426mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 13.7g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2.4g 9%
Total Sugars 2.8g  
Protein 3.2g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 62mg 5%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 300mg 6%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calorie a day is used for general nutrition advice.
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