Green chilli pickle

Green Chilli Pickle

Somewhat similar to Benarasi Red chilli pickle with additional ingredients, green chilli pickle is favorite of spice lovers.  Here is the recipe:


  1. 15-20 green Serrano chili peppers
  2. 3 tablespoons coriander
  3. 1-1/2 tablespoon fennel seeds
  4. 1 teaspoon fenugreek seeds
  5. 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  6. 1/8 teaspoon asafetida
  7. 3 teaspoons salt
  8. 1 teaspoon mango powder
  9. 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  10. 2 mustard oil preferred


  • Wash and dry the chilies and cut a vertical lengthwise slit. Combine coriander, fennel, and fenugreek seeds. Grind coarsely. Add salt, mango powder, and turmeric to the ground spices. Mix well.
  • Heat oil until quite hot, and pour over the dry ingredient mixture. Mix well.
  • Stuff the spice mix into the green peppers and place in a glass jar.
  • Keep the jar under direct sunlight for a day or two.
  • Green chilli pickle is ready to serve with food of your choice – curd rice, paratha, rotis, rice dishes etc.

Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: December 31, 2015

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