Green chilli pickle (Gujarati Raiwala Marcha)

New generation used to this ready-made preserved one they don’t know that making this pickle is super easy! A delectable pickle of Bhavnagari chillies is grandmother’s recipe. Nowadays new generations get them ready-made but they don’t know that making of this pickle is really very easy! A stuffed with a tongue-tickling mixture of mustard, spiked up with a dash of lemon. 

The flavour of mustard is dominant in this pickle, true to the name of Raiwala Marcha. You need to let the pickle stand for at least one hour before serving, to allow the flavours to soak into the chillies. 

Preparation time: 10 mins, Cooking time: 0 min
INGREDIENTS:

  • 20 bhavnagari chilli slices
  • 1/2 cup coarsely crushed split mustard seeds (rai na kuria)
  • 2 tbsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp asafoetida
  • 4 tsp oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon cubes

METHOD:

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the split mustard seeds, salt, turmeric powder, asafoetida anfy 1 tsp of oil and mix well.
  2. Rub the bhavnagari chillies in a little of the prepared mixture and place them on a big plate.
  3. Sprinkle the remaining mixture evenly over them along with the remaining 3 tsp of oil and lemon cubes and toss gently.
  4. Fill them in a glass jar and keep it aside for atleast 1 hour.Serve or store in an air-tight container in the refrigerator.
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s