Achaar can make any dish wholesome and flavourful. Its lip-smacking taste is the reason why it is always kept on the side of the main dish. From aloo ka paratha to puris, and even rice, pickles can be paired with anything made of staples. Though there are multiple types of achaars available in the market these days, we usually prefer homemade ones. Those have a distincvtive aroma and taste. Sometimes, women put some homemade pickle masala in the stuffing of aloo or sattu paratha to enhance their taste. That's how useful pickles are. While you may have heard of signature dishes of different states, we are not sure if you are aware of the pickles exclusive to certain places like Haryana. That's why here we will tell you about 3 types of pickles that people in Haryana are totally fond of. Scroll down to know their recipes.

Sweet Mango Pickle

You may have heard of sour-tasting mango pickle but this seems something different. Its tangy, spicy yet sweet taste is enough to tickle your tastebuds. Its bursting flavours are the reason Haryanvis can't resist it. You do not require a month to prepare this achaar by exposing it to sunlight. To make a sweet mango pickle, you just need 15 minutes and a few ingredients ready in front of you. If you can manage this, below is the recipe you can refer to.

How to make Sweet Mango Pickle (  

Teent Ka Achaar

To make this pickle, you need:

  1. Teent: 200 grams
  2. Mustard oil:  ½ cup 
  3. Chilli powder:  1 tsp 
  4. Ajwain powder: 1 tsp 
  5. Fennel powder: ½ tsp 
  6. Turmeric:  ½ tsp
  7. Asafoetida and salt: ½ tsp


  1. Remove the stem of the nicely washed teent. 
  2. Expose them to sunlight for a few hours and then apply salt on them.
  3. Keep the teent in a jar for a day.
  4. Take a pan. Add oil and let it heat for a few seconds. Now, add the ingredients like turmeric, ajwain powder, asafoetida, fennel powder, and chilli powder. Mix them well and saute for 1 minute. 
  5. Now, add the salted teent to it and saute for a few minutes. Now transfer the mixture to a different utensil and let it cool down. 
  6. Once done, put them in an airtight jar and expose the jar to the sunlight for 2 days.

Green Chilli Pickle

If you like spiciness, green chilli pickles are best for you. It can tantalize your tastebuds for sure. You just require 10 ingredients and 20 minutes in hand to prepare green chilli pickles. Click on the link below to know its recipe.

How to make Green chilli pickle (