I love garlic and garlicky dishes...Especially this pickle,It goes perfect with curd rice or upmas or anything..I want it with every meal I have..It is a tangy pickle and stays good for so many days,if it last that long


  • Garlic-2 cup

  • Lemon juice-1 cup

  • Red chilli powder- ½ cup

  • Coriander powder / Malli podi- ½ cup

  • Turmeric powder / Manjal podi-1 tsp

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil- ½ cup

  • Seasonings:

  • Oil- ½ cup

  • Mustard seeds / Kaduku-1 tblpsn

  • Cumin seeds / Jeera-1 tblspn

  • Dry red chilli-5

  • Asafoetida / Kaya podi-1 tsp

  • Fenugreek seeds / Vandayam-1 tsp

  • Curry leaves-a handful


  • 1.

    Fry garlic till it gets light golden and soak it in ½ cup of lemon juice and set this aside.

  • 2.

    Heat 1 cup of oil in a kadai..Add mustard seeds,cumin seeds,fenugreek seeds,dry red chilli,asafoetida,curry leaves and fry well.

  • 3.

    Add in red chilli powder,coriander powder,turmeric powder,salt, ½ cup lemon juice and mix well.

  • 4.

    Pour this into the garlic and mix well.This should marinate for 3 days.

  • 5.

    Store this in a airtight container in fridge.


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