How to make Cucumber Achaar -

Spicy pickle made with cucumbers.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member dr. chitra phil.

Main Ingredients : Cucumber (खीरा), Red chilli powder (लाल मिर्च पावडर )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys

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Cucumber Achaar

Cucumber Achaar Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Cucumber Achaar Recipe

  • Cucumber peeled and chopped 2 medium

  • Red chilli powder 4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Mustard seeds 2 teaspoon

  • Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) 1 teaspoon

  • Oil 2 teaspoon


Step 1

In a bowl mix together cucumber and red chilli powder. Mix well and set aside.

Step 2

In a blender; blend together mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds with two teaspoons water.

Step 3

Heat oil in a non stick pan, Add the ground paste and cook for a minute. Add the mixture to the cucumber and mix well. Store in air tight containers.

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