How to make healthy raisin pickle

How to make healthy raisin pickle

Raisins are a great snack option that can add a lot of nutrients to your diet. As a dry fruit, raisins lack the moisture content of normal grapes. This makes it less likely than whole fruit and easier to overeat. It can be eaten in small amounts to avoid adding too many calories to the diet. Eating a handful daily is good for health, here is a cool pickle recipe made with raisins.

Here is a recipe for a cool pickle made with raisins.

Pickles made with raisins or kismis have a unique flavor and are usually served as a side dish to biryani. The sweet and sour taste of raisin pickle is so delicious that it goes well with the spicy flavor of biryani. As in the case of any other traditional pickle, it has a nice red color.


1. Raisins: ½ kg

2. Dry red chillies : 2-3

3. Mustard: 1 tsp

4. A sprig of curry leaves

5. Green chillies chopped

6. Crushed ginger pieces: 2tsp 

7. Turmeric powder: ¼ tsp

8. Crushed garlic pieces : 2 Tablespoon

9. Kashmiri Chilli Powder : 4-5 Tablespoon

10. Tamarind Water : 1 Cup Tamarind Water

11. Jaggery ½ Cup

12. Salt

13. Fenugreek Powder : ½ Teaspoon

14. Oil : ¼ Cup

15. Vinegar : ¼ Cup

Method of preparation

Heat some oil in a pan and add raisins and fry them. Once it is ready, remove it from the oil. Now add mustard to the oil. After that, add whole dried red chillies and curry leaves. Add chopped green chillies, crushed garlic and ginger pieces. Try to cook on low flame and add turmeric powder and Kashmiri red chilli powder. Fry well till the green smell goes away. Add some tamarind water and mix well with the masala and heat till it boils. Now add jaggery and wait till the gravy thickens. Turn off the flame and let it cool. Take the roasted raisins and mix them in the gravy. Finally, add fenugreek powder, vinegar and a pinch of salt. Mix well. Delicious raisinsAchar is ready and can be served with biryani dishes.