Green Chilli Pickle Recipe (Gujarati Raiwala Marcha)

Handy side dish recipe to flavour up meals

Dhara Shah
Green Chilli Pickle Recipe (Gujarati Raiwala Marcha)
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Green Chilli Pickle Recipe (Gujarati Raiwala Marcha) is a grandmother's recipe! New generation used to this ready-made preserved one they don't know that making this pickle is super easy! A stuffed with a tongue-tickling mixture of mustard, spiked up with a dash of lemon. The flavour of mustard is dominant in this pickle, true to the name of Raiwala Marcha. You need to let the pickle stand for at least one hour before serving, to allow the flavours to soak into the chillies. Serve Green Chilli Pickle Recipe (Gujarati Raiwala Marcha) with steamed rice, kadhi or parathas.

Here are a few more pickle recipes that can come in handy during meals

  1. Tangy Lemon Pickle Recipe With Kalonji & Rock Salt
  2. Nellikai oorugai/Amla Sambhariyo Recipe 
  3. Instant Cucumber Pickle Recipe
  4. Mangai Inji Recipe 

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Side Dish
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

0 M

Total in

10 M


4 Servings


  • 20 Green Chillies , (bhavnagari variety
  • 1/2 cup Yellow mustard seeds , coarsely crushed
  • 2 tablespoons Salt , (adjust)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
  • 4 teaspoon Oil
  • 1/4 cup Lemon , cubed

How to make Green Chilli Pickle Recipe (Gujarati Raiwala Marcha)

  1. To prepare Green Chilli Pickle Recipe (Gujarati Raiwala Marcha), in a mixing bowl, combine the split mustard seeds, salt, turmeric powder, hing, 1 teaspoon of oil and mix well.

  2. Rub the bhavnagari chillies in a little of the prepared mixture and place them on a big plate.

  3. Sprinkle the remaining mixture evenly over them along with the remaining 3 teaspoons of oil and lemon cubes and toss gently.

  4. Fill them in a glass jar and keep it aside for atleast 1 hour.

  5. Serve or store Green Chilli Pickle Recipe (Gujarati Raiwala Marcha) in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

  6. Serve with steamed rice, kadhi or parathas.

You could store it into refrigerator and use it for a month.