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Sun them for 2-3 days and your Hari Mirch ka Achar is ready

Hari Mirch ka Achar, Green Chillies Pickle Recipe

Sumit Malhotra
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.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Resting Time 3 d
Total Time 3 d 15 mins
Course Condiment, Pickle
Cuisine Indian
Servings 20 people
Calories 27 kcal


  • 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


  • 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.


  • 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.
Keyword Chilli Pickle Recipe, Green Chillies Pickle, Hari Mirch ka Achar, Mirch Ka Achar