How to make Haldi aur Mirch ka Achar -

Fresh turmeric and bhavnagri green chilli pickle

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Fresh Turmeric Pieces, Bhavnagri Green Chillies (भावनगरी हरी मिर्च)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys

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Haldi aur Mirch ka Achar

Haldi aur Mirch ka Achar Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 3-Above

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Haldi aur Mirch ka Achar Recipe

  • Fresh Turmeric Pieces 200 grams

  • Bhavnagri Green Chillies 20-25

  • Vinegar 1 cup

  • Black peppercorns 1 tablespoons

  • Red chilli powder 1 tablespoon

  • Lemons 2

  • Salt 2-3 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat vinegar in non-stick pan, add black peppercorns and red chilli powder and let it come to a boil. Transfer the mixture into a bowl.

Step 2

Roughly chop fresh turmeric, slit green chillies and cut the lemons into 8 pieces each.

Step 3

Take a glass jar, place some turmeric pieces at the bottom. Place some green chillies over them and top with some lemon and salt. Repeat the layers.

Step 4

Pour the vinegar mixture on the top. Close the jar and set aside for 7 days.

Step 5

Serve as required.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.