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Onion Pickle Recipe


1 Kg Onions (Pyaj), small 
10 teaspoons coarse mustard powder 
8 teaspoons aniseed powder 
4 teaspoons white cumin powder 
2 teaspoons ground spices 
3 teaspoons Red chili pepper (Lal Mirchi) 
7 teaspoons Salt (Namak) for onions 
2 teaspoons Turmeric (Haldi) 
1 teaspoon Onions seeds (Kalonji) 
Juice of 2 Lemons (Nimbu) 
4 teaspoons amchoor 
5 to 6 teaspoons Salt (Namak) for the masala 
1 1/2 cups Oil (Tel) (for narrow bottle) 
1 teaspoons Black Salt (Kala namak) 

How to make onion pickle:

  • Peel the brown layer from the onions.
  • Slit into four, keeping intact at the base.
  • Rub 7 teaspoons salt on the onions and keep for 4 hours overnight.
  • Heat the oil till smoky and cool.
  • Throw the water of the onions and wet all the ground ingredients with lemon juice and 1/4 cup of oil.
  • Fill the masala in the onions and pack in a tall jar.
  • Then pour the rest of the oil over them.
  • Put 1 teaspoon salt on top and keep aside for 12 days and serve.