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Gobi Gajar Shalgam Achar Recipe

Gobi Gajar Shalgam Achar is one of the popular Winter Achar. Born in a punjabi family meant easy access to so many achars in house. This recipe is a blend of Punjabi and Haryanvi tastes. Spicy and tangy, this achar is made in mustard oil and Gud (jaggery).
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Dry in sun 1 d
Total Time 1 d 15 mins
Course Achars, Condiments, indian pickles, Pickles
Cuisine Indian, traditional indian
Servings 2 bowls
Calories 27 kcal


  • Colander
  • Heavy kadai / Pan
  • Blender
  • glass jar


  • 250 gm cauliflower
  • 2 medium carrots chopped vertically, 1 small bowl
  • 2 medium turnip chopped long slices, 1 small bowl
  • 2-4 small dried red chilli
  • 2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 tsp fenugreek
  • 2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp kali mirch
  • 1 tsp jeera
  • 1 tsp kala namak
  • 1.5 tsp haldi
  • 2 tsp vinegar or lemon juice
  • 1.5 tbsp mustard oil
  • 2 tablespoon jaggery
  • 1/4 cup water
  • salt as per taste


  • Gather all the veegies. Chop them. Blanch for 2 min max. Transfer to a colander and then to a clena kitchen cloth. Sun dry for 1-2 days depending upon your temperature conditions.
    Note: If you don't have enough sun, use room fans and avoid blanch. Instead wash before chopping. Dry in open air. Chop and dry again.
  • After 1 day of drying, gather whole spices and coarse grind them in jar. Burn mustard oil till its transparent.
  • Add ground spices from the previous step. Add kala namak, plain salt, kali mirch and haldi. Add dried gobhi, gajar and shalgam. Mix well and cook for one min.
  • While veggies are cooked, you may make jaggery syrup in vinegar and water. Boil till jaggery is dissolved and then add it to achar after sieving.
    Let it cool for sometime. Then transfer to a glass jar and keep in sun for 2-3 days. Achar will be ready in 2 days max.
  • The Gobi Gajar Shalgam Achar looks so tempting. Team it with paratha and enjoy!


Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 tbsp
Servings: 20
Amount per serving  
Calories 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.3g 2%
Saturated Fat 0.1g 1%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 66mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 3.7g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 2g  
Protein 0.7g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 16mg 1%
Iron 0mg 3%
Potassium 137mg 3%
*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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