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Fresh Turmeric Pickle
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Fresh Turmeric Pickle

A easy pickle recipe made with Fresh Turmeric , Ginger and Lemon is most popular in Gujarati Cuisine.
Course Accompaniment, Condiments
Cuisine Gujarati
Keyword Medicinal, Pickles
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 400 grams Jar
Author Muktha H S


  • 250 grams Fresh Turmeric or 2 cups Turmeric juliennes
  • 50 grams Ginger or ½ cup Ginger juliennes
  • ½ cup Lime Juice
  • 1 tablespoon Mustard Seeds
  • ½ teaspoon Methi seeds
  • ½ cup Mustard Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Red Chilli Powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Hing/ Asafoetida
  • 1 ½ tablespoon Crystal salt or as required


  • Clean ,rinse and wipe Fresh Turmeric and Ginger roots dry. 
  • Peel the skin of both ginger and turmeric roots.
  • Make ginger and turmeric, juliennes or grate or cut into circles and set it aside.
  • Dry roast mustard and methi seeds, once it starts to pop , turn off the heat.Allow it to cool
  • Once cooled , transfer into a dry mixer jar and make powder of it.
  • Heat mustard oil in a pan , once it becomes hot . Turn off the flame/stove.
  • Add Hing/Asafoetida , red chilli powder ,mustard and methi seeds powder to hot oil.
  • Now add in fresh turmeric and ginger juliennes into the above oil.
  • Add ½ cup lime juice and salt.
  • Mix well everything and store it in a sterilized glass jar.
  • Serve as an accompaniment ,condiment along with food.



  • Make sure oil and lemon juice completely covers the juliennes orelse it may get spoilt soon.
  • To avoid deep yellow stains in hands , use gloves.
  • Also you can use big fat pinch of blackpepper powder in the recipe for complete absorption of nutrients .