Green chilli Pickle

Do Read the Story behind the making of these fresh green chillies pickle on the Travel Section of the blog.

Recipe for Green Chilli Pickle


  1. Green Chillies – ½ kg (washed, wiped clean, dried well & chopped)
  2. Salt – as per taste
  3. Oil – as required (I have used Sesame Oil)
  4. Methi seeds – 1 small tsp (dry roasted & ground into a fine powder using mortar pestle)
  5. Lime juice – 4 nos.
  6. Yellow Mustard Seeds – 5 big spoons
  7. Yellow Mustard seeds powder – 2 tsps
  8. Turmeric powder – 1 big spoon

Method –

  1. Heat the oil until smoking point & keep aside for cooling.
  2. Take the chopped green chilies in a large bowl. Add the salt, lemon juice, methi seeds powder, yellow mustard seeds, yellow mustard seeds powder, turmeric powder & mix well using a big spoon.
  3. Now add the oil which should be now completely cool & mix well. Keep some oil aside to pour in the glass jar after the pickle has been filled.
  4. Once the glass jar is filled, pour the remaining oil upto 2 -3 inches. It will be absorbed by the pickle slowly.
  5. Store this outside for 2- 3 days & stir it nicely with a dry spoon checking the oil levels.
  6. Store it in the refrigerator after that & use only after 10 days or so.   

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