Cucumber Achar Recipe

Cucumber Achar is a Nepali pickle recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Cucumber Pickle by following this easy recipe.
Cucumber Achar Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 10.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 4 Cups cucumber, peeled, seeded and sliced into 2 inch length
  • 1 tbsp Salt, for dewatering cucumber
  • 1/2 Cup sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp Coriander seeds
  • 1 tbsp Chili paste
  • 1 tbsp Garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp Tamarind paste
  • 3 tbsp Mustard oil
  • 1 tsp Freshly ground black pepper
  • Pinch of asafetida
  • Salt to taste
How to make Cucumber Achar:
  • In a large bowl, mix cucumber slices and salt.
  • Let it rest for at least two hours, to extract water from cucumber. Thereafter, drain it thoroughly.
  • Dry roast sesame, cumin and coriander seeds.
  • In a blender, blend the toasted seeds, along with chili paste, tamarind paste, garlic paste, oil, black pepper, asafetida and salt.
  • Pour the mixture onto dewatered cucumber slices. Mix thoroughly.
  • Refrigerate in a sterilized jar.
  • Cucumber Achaar is ready.