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Gherkin Pickle (Gillori Achar)

By nawazcook (GoodFood Community)
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • More than 24 hours marinating time
  • More effort
  • Makes Jar
pickled gherkins


  • 250 gms gherkins
  • 1 tbsp mustard seeds
  • 35-40 red kashmiri cillies
  • 10-12 garlic pods, finely sliced
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • handful curry leaves
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • salt


  • STEP 1
    Cut each gherkin into 4 pieces. Marinate for 1 day in vinegar and salt
  • STEP 2
    Take a little water in a pan add salt and boil the chillies in it till soft. Strain. Keep water aside.
  • STEP 3
    Heat oil add sliced garlic and brown. Add curry leaves.
  • STEP 4
    Strain the gherkins. Grind the mustard and boiled chillies to a fine paste. Mix the gherkins with the paste
  • STEP 5
    Add the water to get the consistency you want.
  • STEP 6
    Heat the oil and cool. Pour over the mixture and mix well. Store in a clean jar.

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