Pyaaz Ka achar (Onion Pickle)


  • 1 cup Mustard oil
  • 4tbsp Black mustard seeds
  • 2tsp red chili powder
  • 1tsp ground turmeric
  • 3tbsp vinegar
  • 21/2 tbs. sugar
  • 1/2 tbs. salt
  • 3tbsp dry mango powder
  • 15-18 green chilies
  • 30 cloves of garlic (peeled)
  • 11/2 tbs. Ginger  (crushed)
  • 11/2tbsp Garlic (crushed)
  • 900gms Onions (sliced)
  • 1/2tsp ascorbic acid


  • Heat oil to smoking point, then set aside to cool.
  • Grind or blend the mustard seeds, chili powder, turmeric, vinegar, sugar, salt and dry mango powder together to make a paste.
  • Add this paste to the oil, then all the other ingredients.
  • Stir to mix well and store in sterilized jars covered with a film of oil.
  • Keep for 3-4 weeks refrigerated.