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Hari Mirch ka Achar – Deliciously Spicy

Green Chilli Pickle | Hari Mirch ka Achar - An Elementary Everyday Pickle

Also known as Hari Mirch ka Achar | How to make green chilli pickle or hari mirch ka achar

Green Chilli Pickle Recipe is a popular version of making instant pickle in North India. Believe me, it is very quick and easy to make, a perfect blast of flavours, it is hot, spicy, tangy and delicious.

Pickles are favourite of almost every Indian, and so there are numerous varieties and methods of making pickles. 

An extremely easy pickle recipe, green chilli in olive oil (instead of mustard oil) pickle can be easily claimed as a beginner’s journey into the world of Indian Pickles.

This almost instant green chilli pickle recipe is mainly prepared from fresh and tender green chillies that are mixed with dry spice powders.

Hari mirch ka achar is a really popular pickle recipe which is widely appreciated across all indian states.

Hari Mirch ka Achar, Green Chillies Pickle Recipe

Being a Punjabi I can rarely eat my meals without a pickle. You should know that any Punjabi home that has older women seldom buys achar from outside. Yes, you got that right. Achar is made liberally on the inside with their secret recipes.

Green Chillies for Pickles

Hari Mirch ka Achar recipe or Green Chilli Pickle pickle is a delicious Punjabi pickle recipe where fresh green chillies are pickled with mustard seeds and lemon juice.

While making pickles often seems to be a daunting process not many take the risk. But, with the right and exact quantities of spices that makes for a perfect taste the task is simply done.

And, this recipe really does not need much of a complex method or cooking or roasting that adds to the laborious task of pickle making.

Moreover, I have twisted the recipe a bit out here. Hence, instead of using mustard oil, I have used olive oil. The reason is simple, olive oil is a much gentler oil.

It is believed that who regularly consume olive oil are less likely to develop cardiovascular diseases, including hypertension (high blood pressure), stroke, and hyperlipidemia (high blood cholesterol and triglyceride levels).

The usage of olive oil has made a great deal of difference in the final product.

Green Chilli pickle recipe makes a lovely test enhancer. If there is simple boiled food then serving it with this green chilli pickle recipe makes a delightful treat. We require very simple ingredients to prepare this instant pickle.

Hari Mirch ka Achar recipe is ready to be served just after it gets prepared. But when served after exposing to sunlight, its virtue and exotic instinct come out.

The natural pungency of green chillies, flavoured spices and olive oil makes this pickle an unmatched accompaniment for your meals.

Let’s check out the green chilli pickle recipe now.

Green Chilli Pickle – Hari Mirch ka Achar

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Hari Mirch ka Achar, Green Chillies Pickle Recipe

Hari Mirch ka Achar or Green Chilli Pickle is a delicious Punjabi pickle recipe where fresh green chillies are pickled with mustard seeds and lemon juice.
Course Condiment, Pickle
Cuisine Indian
Diet Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword Chilli Pickle Recipe, Green Chillies Pickle, Hari Mirch ka Achar, Mirch Ka Achar
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Resting Time 3 days
Total Time 3 days 15 minutes
Servings 20 people
Calories 27kcal
Author Sumit Malhotra

Ingredients

  • 400 grams Hari Mirch / हरी मिर्च Fresh - Washed & dried
  • 5 Tablespoons Olive Oil / ऑलिव का तेल
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Fenugreek Seeds / मेथि दाना
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Cumin Seeds / जीरा
  • 5 Tablespoons Mustard Seeds/ तिल
  • 1 Tablespoon Fennel Seeds / सौनफ
  • 1 Tablespoon Nigella Seeds / कलोंजी
  • 1 Tablespoon Garam Masala / गरम मसाला
  • 1 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder / हल्दी
  • 5 piece Lemon Juice / निम्बू का रस
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt / नमक

Instructions

  • First, get all your ingredients ready as per the suggested measures.
  • Then, wash green chillies and chop them to about 5mm each.
  • Roast all whole spices in a pan without oil.
  • Once they are fragrant remove and powder them using a rolling pin.
  • Add oil to the pan and heat it up.
  • When it gets heated up remove the pan from the fire and add asafoetida and the powdered spices.
  • Further, add half the amount of lemon juice and mix well.
  • Add green chillies to this mixture and roll it carefully so that the chillis are evenly coated.
  • Finally, add the remaining lemon juice and put the pickle into a glass jar.
  • Sun this for 3-4 days and then you are ready to eat it with your meals.

Notes

  • Use medium spices chilli, or deseed the chillis to reduce the spiciness.
  • Make sure to roast the spices on low flame to prevent them from burning.
  • The green chilli pickle stays good for 3 months or more when refrigerated.
  • You may increase the amount of lemon, vinegar and oil to increase the shelf life of hari mirch ka achar.
  • This Instant green chilli pickle or hari mirch ka achar tastes great when served after three (3) days of resting.

FINALLY, TO SUM IT UP

Green Chilli Pickle – Hari Mirch ka Achar

Green Chilli Pickle Recipe or hari mirch ka achar recipe is a popular version of making instant pickle in North India.

Believe me, hari mirch ka achar is very quick and easy to make, a perfect blast of flavours, it is hot, spicy, tangy and delicious.

Pickles are favourite of almost every Indian, and so there are numerous varieties and methods of making pickles. 


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