How to make Chatak Chilli Pickle - Hot and sour pickle with an Indian touch.

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Main Ingredients : Green chillies (हरी मिर्च ), Fenugreek seeds

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys

Chatak Chilli Pickle Recipe Card

Chatak Chilli Pickle

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

For more recipes related to Chatak Chilli Pickle checkout Goan Chilli Pickle, Green Chilli (Bhavnagri) Pickle, Hirvee Mirchi Cha Thecha , Hirvi Mirchi Cha Thecha . You can also find more Pickles, Jams and Chutneys recipes like Chilli Garlic Chutney, Red Pepper and Feta Dip, Mango Methambo, Brinjal Tomato Chutney.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chatak Chilli Pickle Recipe

  • Green chillies mild 225 grams

  • Fenugreek seeds

  • Fresh red chillies 4-6

  • Vinegar 1/2 cup +

  • Salt 3 tablespoons

  • Sesame oil (til oil) 1/2 cup

  • Garlic chopped 3/4 cup

  • Ginger paste 6 tablespoons

  • Tamarind pulp golden 2 tablespoons

  • Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) crushed 3/4 teaspoon

  • Sugar 1/2 cup


Step 1

Crush green chillies coarsely with fresh red chillies, half the vinegar and salt.

Step 2

Heat a pan. Add sesame oil and heat till it reaches the smoking point. Add garlic, ginger and sauté till red. Add the green chilli mixture and sauté for five minutes. Add tamarind pulp and mix.

Step 3

Add crushed split fenugreek seeds and mix. Add sugar and adjust salt. Add the remaining vinegar and cook for five minutes.

Step 4

Take off the heat and set aside to cool. Store in sterilized bottles.

Step 5

You can use this pickle as a spread.