Radish pickle is a very unique yummy pickle recipe which compliments any Indian dish.

Here is the video recipe for easy reference:

Below is the detailed recipe:

Radish (mooli) - 500 gms
Mustard oil – ¼ cup
Vinegar – ¼ cup
Salt - 2 tsp
Red chilly powder – ½ tsp
Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
Heeng (asafoetida) powder - 2 pinches
Ajwain (carom seeds) – ½ tsp
Methi (fenugreek) seeds - 1 tsp
Rie powder - 2 tbsp


  1. Wash, dry, peel and cut radishes into long-thin pieces. Apply salt to radish pcs and keep it aside till the extra water comes out. Keep the tray slightly vertical so that water drains out from the radishes and flows downwards. Remove the extra water from the radishes.
  2. In a Kadai, dry roast methi and ajwain and let it cool. Once cooled grind to make a powder.  
  3. Pour oil in a pan and heat it. Put radishes in hot oil and fry for 5 minutes till it is properly cooked.  Add balance spices like heeng, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, rie powder. Switch off the flame. Add roasted spices, vinegar and salt. Mix properly.
  4. Radish Pickle/Mooli ka Achar is now ready. Store it in glass container and keep it is direct sunlight for 3 days, this makes the pickle more tasty and it lasts longer.  

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  1. Wow, it is so attractive and nutrient. Sometimes, I steam radish with meat for dinner. Is it possible to add some sugar as I really like a little bit sweet flavor for my food.

    1. Sure Ellen, You can add 1 tsp of sugar in this pickle. I am sure it will taste nice.

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