Instant Gajar Mirch Ka Achar, Carrot and Green Chili Pickle
A very easy and Instant seasonal Carrot and Green Chili Pickle
- 500 Carrot / Gajar
- 100 gms Green Chillies / Hari Mirch
- 2 tbsp Salt / Namak
- 6 tbsp Cooking Oil
- 2 tbsp Split Mustard seeds/Rai kuria
- 4 tsp White Vinegar / Sirka
- 1/4 tsp Asafoetida / Hing powder
- 3 tbsp Lemon Juice / Nimbu Ka Ras
Wash and wipe green chilies and carrots.
Chop carrots into batons and chilies lengthwise of the size of carrots.
Take a glass bowl add carrots,chilies and salt in it and mix well.
Keep it covered for 2-3 hours , so carrots will release its extra moisture .
Now drain the carrots in a colander to drain all the water.
Spread the carrots and chilies on a muslin cloth and spread either in sunlight or under the fan till its the extra moisture dries up.
It will take about 2-3 hours in sun and 5-6 hours inside the room.
Now take a bowl and add oil,vinegar,lemon juice , half tsp salt and mustard kuria and mix well till it becomes like a smooth mixture.
Add carrots and chilies in the mixture and mix well.
Cover the bowl with a lid and keep in sunlight for 2-3 days and keep mixing in between.
Then transfer the pickle in a glass jar and keep refrigerated.