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Carrot Pickle Recipe | Gajar Ka Achar Recipe

Carrot Pickle | Gajar Ka Achar Recipe
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Carrot Pickle or Gajar Ka Achar is a hot and spicy Indian pickle. This can be served on the side of any Indian meal consisting of roti, paratha or rice. Not only does it add an extra spicy zing to the meal, but it also boosts appetite.

Carrot Pickle is really easy to make and can be stored for 3-4 weeks in the refrigerator.

To make Carrot Pickle (Gajar Ka Achar) at home follow the detailed step by step recipe with photos posted below.

Also see more Pickle Recipes like Aam Ka Achar (Mango Pickle), Khajoor Ka Achar (Dates Pickle)

Servings: 1 Medium Sized Jar (50 Servings)


Cuisine: Indian

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Nutrition (per serving)



Carbohydrates: 1g

Protein: 0g

Ingredients for Carrot Pickle (Gajar Ka Achar) Recipe

  • 6-7 Carrots
  • 1/ Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Amchur (Dry Mango Powder)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Haldi (Turmeric Powder)
  • 1 Teaspoon Saunf (Fennel Seeds)
  • 1 Teaspoon Rai (Mustard Seeds)
  • 1 Pinch Heeng (Asafoetida)
  • 3 Tablespoon Sarson Ka Tel (Mustard Oil)

Step By Step Instructions With Photos for Carrot Pickle (Gajar Ka Achar) Recipe

  • Wash & peel the carrots and dry them completely. You can use kitchen roll to wipe off any excess water. Cut the carrots into long thick slices, about the size of a finger.

  • Grind a teaspoon of rai (mustard seeds) in a mortar & pestle. Add it to the mixture.

  • Add 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon amchur (mango powder), 1/3 teaspoon haldi (turmeric powder), 1 teaspoon saunf (fennel seeds) and a pinch of heeng.

  • Then add 3 tablespoons of mustard oil. If you do not have mustard oil you can add any other cooking oil. Mix all the ingredients well. If the mixture seems dry then add more oil. Transfer the mixture to an airtight glass bottle.

  • Store it at room temperature for 3-4 days. Mix it occasionally, around once a day. The carrots would have absorbed the spices by this time. Refrigerate it after 4 days. Gajar Ka Achar is ready.

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