Meaning of ACHAR in English


A yellowish, strongly spiced pickle popular in Indian cuisine. It is usually made from a mixture of chopped fruit and vegetables steeped in a spicy sauce. A typical achar might include carrots, peppers, cucumbers, green beans, cabbage, cauliflower, and lemons steeped in salt. The whole mixture would then be preserved in an oil spiced with onion, ginger, cayenne, vinegar and saffron.

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