Kachalu Achar

5 from 2 votes

See how to make simple, unique and delicious Kachalu ka achar or Kachalu pickle recipe. Kachalu is basically big sized colocasia or arbi. This is a unique pickle recipe which does not involve too much effort to make.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Served AsLunch
Servings 10


  • Kachalu Colocasia - 250 gms
  • Lemon - 1.5 pcs
  • Mustard seeds/ Rai - 1 tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds/ Methidana - 1 tsp
  • Salt Red chili powder, Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp each
  • Mustard oil - 3/4 cup
  • Green chili - a few


  • Boil, peel and cut kachalu into small pcs. Heat oil in non-stick pan and splutter mustard seeds along with fenugreek seeds. Switch off the flame and cool it down a bit.
  • Add all spices along with kachalu pcs, green chili. Now switch on the flame and cook for 2-3 min.
  • Switch of the flame and cool it down. Add lemon juice and mix well. Transfer the achar in glass jar and keep in sunlight for 1-2 days. Store at room temperature.


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Richa Gupta
Richa Gupta

I love to explore healthy way of cooking in my kitchen. I share my creations on my YouTube channel "Healthy Kadai"

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