Kolmi Nu Khattu Mitthu Achaar

Sweet and sour prawn pickle. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Jumbo prawns, Sugarcane vinegar
Cuisine Gujarati
Course Pickles, Jams and Chutneys
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Kolmi Nu Khattu Mitthu Achaar

  • 4 cups Jumbo prawns deveined
  • 3 cups Sugarcane vinegar
  • 8-10 Green chillies slit and deseeded
  • 1 sprigs Curry leaves
  • to taste Salt
  • 10-15 Kashmiri red chillies
  • 3-4 cloves Garlic
  • 3 tablespoons Cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Fenugreek seeds (methi dana)
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fennel seeds (saunf)
  • 2 cups Oil
  • 11/2 cups Jaggery (gur) grated


  1. Take a saucepan. Add prawns, two cups of sugarcane vinegar, green chillies, curry leaves and salt and cook for five to seven minutes till prawns are tender.
  2. Grind together Kashmiri chillies, garlic, cumin seeds, mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, turmeric powder and fennel seeds to a fine paste. Heat oil in a pan. Add ground masala and sauté for two minutes stirring.
  3. Stir in jaggery and mix till it dissolves completely into the masala. Add prawn mixture with the vinegar. Cook on low heat for ten minutes. Cool completely and pour into a sterilized air tight jar.

Nutrition Info

Calories 5683
Carbohydrates 371.4
Protein 121.7
Fat 411.7