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Green Chilli Pickle

Green Chilli Pickle 
Hey!  I'm back again with another Indian style pickle recipe. Today I'm going to share a simple recipe of green chilli pickle. Do you know that green chillies are rich in dietary fiber. Well, green chillies are one of the must ingredient of Indian cooking. Slit,  sliced,  chopped or diced, we like to add green chillies in our cooking.  Green chillies are also often served as raw. As green chillies are available throughout the year,  we may not need to preserve it by pickling.  But Indian pickles are more than just preserving.  Because of the use of oil and spices, the pickles become more flavourful and we like to have pickles with rice or roti (Indian bread) in lunch or dinner as a side dish. 

There are many different ways of making green chilli pickle.  This pickle is hot and sweet in taste. 

Green Chilli Pickle 


📎Course : Pickle
📎Cuisine : Indian

INGREDIENTS:
  • 2 cups of chopped green chillies 
  • 3 tbsp pickle masala*
  • 1 tbsp red chilli powder 
  • 2 tbsp sugar 
  • 1/2 tbsp salt 
  • 1/2 cup mustard oil 
  • 1/2 tbsp white vinegar 

METHOD:
  1. Heat oil in a pan.  Remove from heat and keep it aside to cool down. 
  2. In a large bowl take the chopped green chillies and all the other ingredients except vinegar and mix well. 
  3. Pour the oil into the bowl and mix well. 
  4. Now add vinegar and mix well. 
  5. Now transfer everything in a glass bottle.
  6. Keep the bottles under sun for 1 week till the chopped chillies become tender.
  7. Now the green chilli pickle is ready to serve. 
  8. You can preserve it for longer periods but make sure your glass container is air tight. Give the pickle bottle under sun once or twice in a month and shake the bottle sometimes so that the oil in the pickle touches all the ingredients well. 
* you can use ready-made pickle masala from the market or you can make it by yourself. To know the procedure of making pickle masala click here

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