fresh turmeric pickle recipe, kachche haldi ka achaar recipe
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fresh turmeric pickle recipe

kachche haldi ka achar recipe. a quick and easy pickle with just three ingredients - raw turmeric, lemons and salt.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: side dish
Cuisine: gujarati, indian
Servings: 1 small bottle
Author: Dassana Amit


  • 250 grams raw fresh turmeric (kachche haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 large lemons (nimbu) - yields a bit more than ½ cup lemon juice or add more if required


  • rinse the turmeric roots first in water.
  • then peel them and chop them into small pieces.
  • extract the juice from the lemons and keep aside.
  • in a bowl add the turmeric, salt and lemon juice. stir everything well.
  • spoon everything in a clean sterilized jar.
  • close the jar with its lid and keep it in the fridge for 6 days.
  • shake the jar everyday. after 6 days, the pickle is ready to be served.
  • serve a very small portion, about 3/4 to 1 tsp of the fresh turmeric pickle with any indian meal.
  • this turmeric pickle stays good for about 2 months in the refrigerator.


the lemon juice should completely cover the turmeric, otherwise the pickle may get spoiled.