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Carrot Pickle (Gajar Ka Achar)

Carrot Pickle (Gajar Ka Achar)

Gajar ka achar (Carrot Pickle) is a tasty condiment to serve with sandwiches or with any meal.
Course Chutney, Pickle, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Keyword achar, carrot, Condiment, gajar, gajar achar, Gluten Free, Pickle, Spicy


  • 5 medium carrots
  • 1 ½ tsp salt
  • 1 ½ tsp mustard seeds coarsely ground
  • 1 tsp chili powder adjust to taste
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • tsp asafetida
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp mustard oil or olive oil


  • Peel the carrots and cut into thin 2” slices (should be about two cups).
  • Wrap the sliced carrots in a dry towel, removing any excess water.
  • Mix all the ingredients together with the carrots and put in a glass jar. Set the jar in the sun for a day.
  • Pickle is ready the next day. Pickle can be refrigerated for about two weeks.


  • Add sliced green chili, sliced the long way.