Recipe: Hari Mirchi ka achar

Last Updated: Jan 10, 2014, 10:14 AM IST Image for representation purpose only.

This winter season, spice up your paranthas with hari mirchi ka achar.


15 whole green chillies
2 tsp mustard seeds
2 tsp turmeric powder
4 tsp saunf
2 tsp methi seeds
2 tsp amchoor
3 tsp red chilli powder
Salt to taste


Wash the chillies thoroughly with water. Use a towel to wipe them properly so that no trace of water is left. The chillies must be absolutely water free.
Now, use a knife to slit the chillies vertically and removed the seeds.
Take a small mixer jar and grind the mustard, methi and saunf seeds coarsely. Add turmeric powder, chillie powder and salt. Mix well.
Now add this mixed powder to the seeds removed from the chillies.
Then stuff this mixture into the chillies.
Now take a glass jar and put the stuffed chillies and pour oil until they drown.
Let the chillies marinate for 2-3 days.