instant carrot and green chili pickle
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5 from 2 votes

Instant Gajar Mirch Ka Achar, Carrot and Green Chili Pickle

A very easy and Instant seasonal Carrot and Green Chili Pickle
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Pickles/Achar
Cuisine: North Indian Cuisine
Keyword: carrot chili pickle, gajar pickle, instant pickle, Mirch ka achar
Author: anjanaskc

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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.