Kachi Haldi Ka Achaar | Raw Turmeric Pickle Recipe

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Fresh turmeric pickle is also called a ‘Kachi Haldi Ka Achaar’ in Hindi. This delicious recipe basically comes from Gujrat. Kachi Haldi is similarly looking like ginger. Kachi Haldi (Raw Turmeric) is the root spice that is processed and converted into powder which is commonly available in the market. Turmeric powder is also used to gives beautiful color to Indian dishes or any sabzi you make.




Turmeric also has a lot of health benefits like turmeric is anti-bacterial so it is good for skin and also helpful for fighting with flu or cold. Whenever i get any cut or minor wound, my grandmother always suggests that apply turmeric and mustard oil paste on it. It gives you relief. You can prefer a Kachi Haldi during winters instead of ready-made Turmeric powder.turmeric-achaar-recipe

Here I am going to share a recipe of Kachi Haldi Pickle. Pickle is an important part of the Indian thali like every Indian love to have pickle in lunch or dinner. There are different varieties of pickles like mango-pickle, lemon-pickle, carrot-pickle, amla-pickle, and many others.

For making a raw turmeric pickle, firstly wash and dry it in sunlight then peel the skin of Raw-Turmeric. After that grate the peeled turmeric on steel grater (Kaddukas). This peeling and grating process makes your hand fully yellow for avoiding this mess you can also wear gloves. Now, heat a pan and add mustard oil in it then add Hing powder, cumin seeds, Rai, Kalonji seeds, Garlic paste and roasted methi seeds in the pan. Mix it well after mixing all spices for 2-3 minutes then lower the flame and add salt and red chili powder and mix it. After adding all spices in the pan, cover the pan with a lid for 4-5 minutes. Then add grated Turmeric in the pan. Mix all the ingredients together. Lastly, add lemon juice and dry ginger powder in it. Mix it.

Keep turmeric pickle in sunlight for 2 days. Now, Raw Turmeric Pickle is ready you can store it for 6-12 months.

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Kachi Haldi Ka Achaar

Raw Turmeric Pickle
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Author: Deeksha

Ingredients

  • 250 gram Raw Turmeric (Kachi Haldi)
  • 2 tbsp Mustard Oil
  • 1 tbsp Kalonji
  • ½ tbsp Hing
  • 1 tbsp Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 tbsp Mustard Seeds (Rai)
  • ½ tbsp Garlic Paste
  • 1 tbsp Roasted Methi Seeds
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • ½ tbsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • ½ tbsp Dry Ginger Powder

Instructions

  • Firstly Wash and peel the Raw Turmeric (Kachi Haldi).
  • Now grate the peeled Haldi (turmeric) in steel Grater (kaddukas).
  • After that heat a pan and add 2 tbsp of mustard in it.
  • Add 1 tbsp of cumin seeds, ½ tbsp of hing, 1 tbsp of mustard seeds, 1 tbsp of kalonji, ½ tbsp of Garlic paste, 1 tbsp of roasted methi seeds.
  • Mix all spices together then add 1 tbsp of salt and ½ tbsp of red chilli powder.
  • Cover the pan for 2 minutes.
  • Then add grated turmeric in the pan. Mix it.
  • Add ½ tbsp of dry ginger powder.
  • Lastly, add 2 tbsp of lemon juice into it.
  • Store the pickle in a glass container and keep it in sunlight for 2 days. Now, pickle is ready to serve.

Notes

  • Add mustard oil in the pickling container if you want to store pickle for a long time. This turmeric pickle can last for 6-12 months.
  • You can also add Amla Powder in place of Lemon Juice.
  • You can wear gloves when you are peeling and grating raw turmeric. This peeling and grated process totally mess. The yellow color on hand can stay for 1-2 days.

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How to make Kachi Haldi Ka Achaar step by step with Photos

  • Firstly Wash and peel the Raw Turmeric (Kachi Haldi).Haldi-Ka-Achaar-recipe
  • Now grate the peeled Haldi (turmeric) in steel Grater (kaddukas).how-to-make-turmeric-pickle
  • After that heat a pan and add 2 tbsp of mustard in it.turmeric-pickle-recipe
  • Add 1 tbsp of cumin seeds, ½ tbsp of hing (Asafoetida).haldi-ka-achaar-recipe
  • Add 1 tbsp of mustard seeds, 1 tbsp of kalonji, ½ tbsp of Garlic paste, 1 tbsp of roasted methi seeds in the pan.recipe-of turmeric-pickle
  • Mix all spices together then add 1 tbsp of salt and ½ tbsp of red chilli powder.kachi-haldi-achaar-recipe
  • Cover the pan for 2 minutes.pickle-of-haldi
  • Then add grated turmeric in the pan. Mix it.pickle-of-raw-turmeric
  • Add ½ tbsp of dry ginger powder.turmeric-pickle-masala
  • Lastly, add 2 tbsp of lemon juice into it.haldi-achaar-masala
  • Store the pickle in a glass jar and keep it in sunlight for 2 days. Now, pickle is ready to serve.recipe-of-haldi-ka-achaar




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