Chamba Chukh

Chamba Chukh

Chamba Chukh is a Himachali pickle made with chillies, lime juice, salt and mustard oil.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Locally grown chillies / sun-dried red chillies or fresh green chillies, coarsely ground
  • 2 teaspoons mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon fenugreek seeds/ methi dana
  • 2 tablespoons saunf / Fennel seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Ajwain seeds
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida/ Hing
  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds / jeera
  • 1 teaspoon dhaniya / Corriander seeds
  • 1 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup Ginger garlic coarse paste
  • 2 tablespoons dry mango powder/ amchur
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 cup Lemon juice
  • Salt

Instructions

  1. Grind chillies to a smooth paste. Roast whole spices and ground to powder.
  2. Combine all the other ingredients. Blend well.
  3. Store Chamba Chukh in an airtight bottle.

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