How to make instant green chilli pickle |

Instant Green Chilli Pickle

Instant Green Chilli Pickle (हरी मिर्च का अचार) is hot, spicy, tangy and very quick and easy to make. It is a true delight for your taste buds if you love to accompany something spicier with your food. Generally speaking, pickle is one thing that most of the south-asians will crave for to compliment the food. You can eat it will indian bread (Chappati, Thepla, Puri, etc) or make a simple meal exciting when you have only Dal and Rice.

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Hari Mirchi Aachar |
Instant Green Chilli Pickle
Instant Green Chilli Pickle


    • Green Chillies – 250 grams
    • Yellow Mustard Seeds / Rai Dal – 2 tablespoon
    • Fenugreek Seeds/Methi- 1 tablespoon
    • Fennel seeds/Saunf – 1 tablespoon
    • Asafoetida/Hing – 1 teaspoon
    • Mustard Oil- 4 tablespoon
    • Coriander powder -1 teaspoon
    • Turmeric Powder – 2 teaspoon
    • Lemon – 1 (Big sized)
    • Salt – 1.5 teaspoon or as per your taste

Instant Chilli Pickle Recipe | by Meenu Gupta


First of all, remove the crown of chillies and wash and pat them dry on a kitchen towel. Now  give them slit, and then cut into 2 pieces.

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Green Chillies for Instant Pickle
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Split Chillies

Now squeeze all the juice from lemon and add that to the chillies. Add salt to the chillies, mix them well and keep aside.

Now heat the mustard oil in a pan. Heat it until you can see smoke coming out from oil. Switch off the flame and let it cool for sometime.

With the help of a pestle & mortar, coarsely crush fennel seeds, fenugreek seeds and mustard seeds. If you using already crushed seeds then skip this step.

Once oil is cooled, add heeng, turmeric powder and coriander powder and coarsely crushed seeds. Mix them well and then add green chillies.

Spices for Chilli Pickle |
Spices for Chilli Pickle

Instant Green Chilli Pickle Recipe |

Chilli Pickle Making Process |
Chilli Pickle Making Process
Instant Green Chilli Pickle Recipe |
Instant Green Chilli Pickle

Now mix them properly and store your pickle  in a glass jar.

Instant Green Chilli Pickle

Enjoy it with food of your choice.

How To Make Green Chilli Pickle |
Instant Green Chilli Pickle

Key Notes:

  • Always keep the pickle in a air dry glass jar. For that, put that jar into warm oven for 5 minutes or in sunlight for few hours.
  • You can keep this pickle easily for 3-4 weeks, if you keep it refrigerated. 

12 thoughts on “Instant Green Chilli Pickle

  1. An easy recipe to follow, using home-grown chillies, for the English husband of an Indian wife. When we use it in two weeks with one of her excellent vegetable curries I will commend it then.

    1. Hi Terry, please give it a go and yes feedback awaited 😊

  2. Thanks for sharing .I like it too much

  3. Thank you very much for sharing. It is explained very simple way. It is easy and very tasty.

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