Kerala Style Green Chilli Pickle –pachamulak achar


  • Green chilli-1/2 kg
  • Salt-2 tbsp
  • Vinegar-1 tbsp
  • Mustard seed-1 tbsp
  • Ginger-2 or 3 medium
  • Garlic-13 to 14 petals
  • Curry leaves – 2 sprigs
  • Turmeric powder-1 /4tbsp
  • Chillipowder-1 tbsp
  • Asafoetida -1/2 tsp
  • Water -1/2 cup


  • First we wash and remove the head of chillies.
  • Then we take a pan add ½ cup of water ,salt and vinegar mix well.
  • Then we add green chilli ,saute for some minutes till the colour changed,and keep a side
  • Then we heat oil in a another pan add mustard seed, Once they start to splutter, reduce to a
    low flame
  • Add garlic ,ginger and curry leaves ,saute for some minutes .
  • Again we add powders like turmeric powder ,chilli powder and asafoetida powder, mix and
    saute for some minutes
  • Then we add small amount of water and mix it well.
  • Finally we add cooked green chilli in to the pan ,mix well and cook for 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Turn off the flame and serve with meals
  • Enjoy the taste of kerala style green chilli pickle.

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