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Onion Achar ( Pyaj ko Achar)

Onion Achar

Chopped Onion

How to make Onion Achar

Pyaaz ko Achar.................!!!


Pan to cook

Spatula to stir

Grinder to mix



Type - I



Onions ( Pyaaj ) - peeled 1 cup

Garlic- 6 -7 flakes

Channa Dal (Bengal Gram) - 2 table spoon

Red chilies - per taste

Salt - per Taste

Fenugreek and thyme seed - few

Mustard seeds - 1 table spoon

Curry Leaves – 2 (optional)

Tamarind (Imili) or lemon juice 1 teaspoon



Heat oil in a pan,

Fry chilies, dal, garlic and the onions, till golden brown.

Grind the fried mixture with tamarind and salt.

Splutter mustard seeds, Fenugreek seed, and thyme seed and curry leaves, in oil and pour on top.

Serve with Roti or Puri.


Type - II



Onions ( pyaz ) peeled and cut into fine pieces- 1 cup

Garlic ( lasoon ) 6 -7 flakes

Turmeric ( Besar )- ½ tea spoon

Red chilies powder - per taste

Salt - Per Taste

Fenugreek (Methi) and thyme seeds (Jwano) - few

Mustard seeds (Rayo) - 1 table spoon

Tamarind (Imli) or lemon juice 1 teaspoon



In a bowl pour the cut onions and add salt red chili powder and tamarind juice on to it

Heat the pan

Add oil

When the oil is hot add fenugreek seed, thyme seed, and garlic.

When they turn golden brown torn off the gas and add the turmeric in it

Pour it in the bowl.


Your Onion Achar is ready to serve.


Hot and Spicy!!!