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Ghost Chilli Pickle

Ghost Chilli Pickle - Bhut Jolokiya Achar

Course Pickle
Cuisine Indian


  • 4-5 Bhut Jolokia (Ghost Pepper)
  • 100-250 gm ¬†Mustard Oil
  • 1/2 tbsp Black Cumin (Jeera) Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Vinegar
  • 1/2 tbsp Salt


  • Wash the Bhut Jolokias and let it dry.
    Ghost Chilli
  • Marinate with salt and vinegar.
    Ghost Chilli Pickle
  • Sun dry for a day.
  • Heat mustard oil in a pan for few minutes. Saute with black cumin seeds.
    Ghost Chilli Pickle
  • Let the oil cool down a bit.
    Ghost Chilli Pickle
  • Put the chilli pieces in the oil. Keep the chilies soaked in oil for 30 minutes.
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  • Pour the oil along wit chillies in a glass jar.
  • Put the jar in sunshine for 5-6 days.


Put the jar in sunshine occasionally. 
If you want to add more oil, heat the oil and let it cool. Then add to the pickle.
Always use dry spoon to take out pickle from the jar.
Keyword Bhut Jolokiya Achar, Ghost Chilli Pickle