Monday, April 25, 2011

Carrot Pickle(Carrot Avakaya)

Hai friends today i am coming with the Carrot Pickle.Here in Dallas the summer is approaching so i started to make pickles.So this year i tried this carrot pickle.As usual mango avakaya,Tharugu Magaya.Last week i tried the carrot pickle it came out good and very tasty.We love it.Its very easy to prepare u all can do it.Ok lets go tot the recipe.


Carrot-1 lb or 3 to 4 carrots
Mustard powder-1/2 cup
Fenugreek Powder(Menthi podi)-1/4 th tsp
Chilli powder-1/2 cup
Salt -less than 1/2 cup
Sesame Oil-1 cup
Turmeric powder-little pinch


Oil-2 tsp
Mustard seeds-1 tsp
Jeera -1 tsp
Red red chilli pieces-few
Curry leaves few
Hing little pinch


First clean the carrot and peel the skin and keep it aside.
Now cut the carrot into havles and place them on the chopper and press it now we can get the chopped carrot.Do all the carrot like this.
Now place them on the paper towel or on the plate and make it dry for 1 hour.

In the mean time we have to prepare the Mustard and Methi Powder.
Methi Powder
First dry roast the methi seeds.Fry this until it changes the colour  and nice aroma will come.
Keep this aside and make it cool.Later blend to smooth powder.

Mustard powder
Take the Mustard seeds in the blender and make it powder.Keep this aside.

Lemon juice
Take the lemon and cut the lemon into half and squeeze the juice and keep it aside.


Take the wide and dry vessel.To this add the carrot pieces.
To this add the Turmeric,Fenugreek powder,Mustard seeds,chilli powder,salt and mix it well.
Now to this add the oil and mix it well.
Finally add the lemon juice and mix it.(Here u can taste it add the whether it tastes good or not)
Cover this and keep it aside for 3 days.Twice a day we have to mix this.
After 3 days we have to season this.
Now place the small pan and heat it.To this add the oil and heat it.
When it gets heat add the mustard seeds,jeera and fry it when it starts to pop add the dry red chilli pieces,curry leaves and hing.take off from the heat and make it cool and then add to the pickle.
Finally the carrot pickle is ready.Take this in the clean and dry jar store in the jar.
Enjoy this with the Dosa ,Roti or curd rice.
I hope u all like this pickle.


  1. Really tempting- the color is very appetizing!
    US Masala

  2. This sounds new to me... Really want to give this a try....YUM!

  3. Very yumm had eaten this at karnataka..

  4. Fingerlicking pickle,colour is pleasing..

  5. wow thats perfect and looks amazing

  6. What a mouth-watering and colorful pickle,looks so delicious.

  7. that is so mouth watering, very nice clicks dear :)

  8. mouthwatering yummy .... nenu appadu carrot tho try cheyaledu .... i will try this time ....

  9. I love any pickle Vineela, this is looking too good to pass.

  10. Mouthwatering pickle and wonderful step bystep instructions
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  11. Thanks for dropping in our blog ...Looks yummy ...goes well with curd rice ...

  12. Never thought of making pickle out of carrot,looks super yumm,nice pictorial!

  13. carrot pickle looks superb...i will try today...can u tell me which cup u used for powders ....your blog is very nice with step by step process it will help so much...thanks for sharing....

    1. Thank u very much for the compliments.I mostly used rice cooker cup.Do visit and give valueable comments.

    2. thanks for quick reply...i will try this pickle..i have checked almost all recipes of u..keep going like this all the best...

  14. carrot pickle is good . Half cup of mustard seeds powder will not be more for 1lb carrots.

  15. I got the color in black because of mustard pwder

    1. Hi Alekya yeah due to big and black mustard only we get the colour in black.If u use small and red mustard seeds u get nice colour.

  16. I have added little more mustard pwder to get more gravy