Pickle Recipes

Sri Lankan Coconut Sambol with Green Chili

By |December 21st, 2015|

Coconut Sambola or Pol sambola is one of the popular dishes in Sri Lanka. There are many variations for this tasty Sri Lankan condiment. We prepare pol sambola by grinding red chili powder and other ingredients with grated coconut, and this is great with rice and curry. Sometimes we fry prepared coconut sambola, then it […]

Pickled Green Chillies Recipe

By |August 30th, 2015|

I first tasted these pickled green chillies in Singapore, because most of the time these are one of the condiments served with Chinese fried rice. Not only fried rice, this pickled green chilies are accompanied many other Chinese dishes such as stir fried noodles (Fried Bee Hoon).
Well, if you are a Sri Lankan you may […]

Ambarella Achcharu /Ambarella Pickle

By |September 26th, 2013|

Ambarella Achcharu (Ambarella Pickle) is a kind of street food we enjoy in Sri Lanka. It is easy to prepare at home. I remember we as students, enjoyed this during school days. It is easy to find a vendor selling this type of Achcharu near schools or even in train or beach.I remember ,we […]

Polos Achcharu (Sri Lankan Pickle with Baby Jack Fruit)

By |September 9th, 2013|

 Polos Achcharu (Sri Lankan Pickle with Baby Jack Fruit)Recently I could buy some Polos (Baby Jack fruit) and of course I used them in a polos curry which is one of our favourites. Anyway, I wanted to taste some Sri Lankan pickle (Sinhala Achcharu) too. Usually Sinhala Achcharu is prepared with a mix of […]

Sri Lankan Malay Pickle (Malay Achcharu)

By |September 29th, 2011|

The Malay community in Sri Lanka is a minority of the population, believed to be from Indonesia & Malaysia during the Dutch & British ruling time. However they have a big contribution to Sri Lankan cuisine.Malay pickle also one of authentic dish from Malay community, but now it is being tasted by almost all Sri […]

Lemon Pickle

By |June 11th, 2011|

Lemon pickle is a yummy Indian side dish.I have tasted this with Indian Cuisine.Thank you Face book Group Curry Lovers for the recipe.My Lemon Pickle came nicely & tasty. IngredientsLemons – 2-3 Ginger – 1 inch pieceChilly powder 2-3 tbsFenugreek seeds – 1 teaspoonMustard seeds – 1 teaspoonTurmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoonSesame oil /vege oil […]

Nonya Acchar (A vegetable pickle in Malay/Chinese style)

By |June 11th, 2011|

This Nonya Achchar is always good with chinese fried rice.It is bit spicy & sour too.


500g cucumber, cut in to pieces,(remove the soft centre)
150g cabbage leaves, cut into small squares
150g carrots, cut into  strips
150g long beans, cut into  strips
200g cauliflower, cut into […]

Lime Pickle

By |June 11th, 2011|

This is my easy way of making lime pickle.mmm yes easy & tasty too.It will add some good taste to your rice & curry.

Following is the ingredients for the recipe.


6 fresh lime6 tsp salt or salt to taste1 tsp cumin seeds1 tbsp mustard seeds1 tbsp fenugreek […]

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Achcharu (Sri Lankan Pickle)

By |April 9th, 2011|

Pickle (Achcharu ) is a very popular dish in Sri Lanka. Specially during the April New year season and during special functions.Please check my recent recipe for Sri Lankan pickle for another way of making Achcharu using Baby jack fruit (Polos).Hope you’d love to make that easy pickle too.IngredientsSri Lankan Pickle20-25 red Onions 15-20 […]