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Gherkin Pickle Recipe

Gherkin Pickle is a popular American Pickles and Chutneys
Author :
On :
Monday, 25 April, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Pickles and Chutneys Recipe
Cuisine :
American Recipe
Technique :
Raw Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 200 gm - Gherkins
  • 50 gm - salt for dry brine
  • 1 recipe fiery red spice mixture
  • 1 tbsp - grated Raw Mango or 2 tsp - Aamchoor (dried mango) powder
  • 2 tbsp - mustard or other oil
  • How to Make Gherkin Pickle:

    1. Heat oil till smoky, keep aside to cool.
    2. Wash and wipe gherkins, make a slit along length of each.
    3. Slice gherkins into vertical fours.
    4. Place layers of gherkins, sprinkle with salt in a jar.
    5. Keep aside, covered for 24 hours.
    6. Drain out brine water, wash thoroughly under running cold water.
    7. Drain completely, wipe or dab dry on a clean cloth.
    8. Mix mango or powder into spice mixture.
    9. Add gherkins, mix thoroughly.
    10. Add half oil into mixture, mix again.
    11. Pack into sterile jar, pour remaining oil over it.
    12. Cover with lid, keep aside for 3-4 days, before using.
    13. Variations: Cucumber, pumpkin, yam, may be similarly used.


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