Sunday, May 18, 2014

Gajar Ka Achar (Carrot Pickle) گاجر کا اچار

Gajar Ka Achar is a very very tasty and full of Vitamin A pickle. It is preserved in pickle form to get its benefits round the year.

Carrot Pickle


  • Carrots Julian cut/thick slices  1 kg
  • Oil 1 liter
  • Salt to taste
  • Haldi powder
  • Red Chillies powder  to taste
  • Kalaunji whole 1 tablespoon
  • Sounf whole 1 table spoon
  • Mustard seeds whole 1 tablespoon
  • Methidana whole 1 tablespoon
  • Ajwain 1 teaspoon


  • Apply haldi and salt to the prepared carrot sticks/thick slices and rub well then place in sunlight for 3-5 hours.
  • Place these carrot in a Pickle pot (Martban).
  • Add remaining slices and mix well with the help of shaking the pot and wooden spoon.
  • Now heat oil to fuming then pour over material in martaban.
  • Close the lid and knot a malamal cloth on neck of Martaban.
  • Place in a Dark Place for 10-15 days.
  • The Pickle will be ready in these days.
  • Enjoy with Dal curries and Lassi.

The above said recipe is from My Mother's Mother (My Naani Hajera Bibi buried in Faisalabad, May Allah rest her soul in peace).