Making pickles is a thousand-year-old tradition that started in 2030 BC in the Tigris Valley. It was and still is used to preserve seasonal fruits, vegetables, and berries. You will find famous pickle recipes for every mood and season of the year. People fell in love with them very quickly, making them even more popular. Heard of The Big Dill- the world’s largest pickle party? America organizes various pickle-themed events every year. With innumerable pickles in the market, you can enjoy them with absolutely anything you like or eat them straight out of the jar.

About Gobi Gajar Shalgam ka Achar Recipe

This amazing recipe has yummy and aromatic spices that make it a winter favorite. The Shalgam Gajar Gobhi ka instant achar is a staple mixed vegetable condiment made in every North Indian household, passed on from one generation to another. Kids love to munch on these crispy, delightful, and sweet-bitter pickled vegetables coated in spicy masala. They last you for a long time and can be enjoyed with all your meals at any time of the day. Just the thought of these savory pickles tickles my taste buds! Let’s start with the family-favorite recipe.

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Ingredients Required for making Gobi Gajar Shalgam ka Achar Recipe: 

  •  500 gm Cauliflower (Gobi) or 1 Medium-sized Gobi
  • 500 gm Carrots (Gajar) or 7 to 8 long tender Gajars
  • 500 gm Turnips (Shalgam) or 2 large Shalgams
  • 3 tbsp Cumin Seeds
  • 10-12 Cloves
  • 2 Black Cardamom
  • 1 tbsp Fennel Seeds
  • 3 tbsp Mustard Oil
  • 1 Chopped Ginger
  • 1 Chopped Garlic
  • 5-6 Chopped Green Chili
  • 2-3 Sliced Ginger
  • 1 cup Vinegar or 250 ml Vinegar
  • 2 cups Powdered Jaggery or 400 gm powdered Jaggery
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Kashmiri red chili powder
  • 4 tbsp Garam Masala
  • Grinded masala we created
  • 3 Chopped Green Chilies
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Nutmeg Powder
  • 2 tbsp. Salt
  • 2 tbsp. Mustard Powder

Stepwise instructions with images of how to make the Gobi Gajar Shalgam Pickle Recipe:


Gobi Gajar Shalgam pickle

Step-1 Nicely wash, rinse and chop your veggies- Cauliflower (Gobi), Carrots (Gajar), and Turnips (Shalgam). Then, soak them all in salt water for some time then will let them dry for the whole night to make them crispy.

Gobi Gajar Shalgam pickle

Step-2 Now for the next step add Cumin Seeds, Cloves, Black Cardamoms, and Fennel Seeds. Mix them all together and let them, roast until they turn Brown Golden.

Gobi Gajar Shalgam pickle

Step-3 Let them cool down for a while then let’s grind them all into a fine powder.

Gobi Gajar Shalgam pickle

Step-4 Now for the tempering add Mustard Oil and let it heat for a while to it add Salt, Ginger (Chopped), Garlic (Chopped), Green Chilies (Chopped), and Ginger (sliced). Let the Ginger cook for a bit until all the ingredients turn reddish-brown.

Gobi Gajar Shalgam pickle

Step-5 Now in this we’ll add Vinegar and Jaggery mixture, mix it a bit to this add Kashmiri Red Chili powder, Garam Masala, Grinded masala we created, Green Chilies, Cinnamon Powder, and Nutmeg Powder. Mix it together.

Gobi Gajar Shalgam pickle

Step-6 Now we’ll add Salt, followed by our Veggies, and Mustard Powder. Mix it very nicely and let it cook for a while.

Gobi Gajar Shalgam pickle

Step-7 Our Cauliflower(Gobi), Carrot(Gajar), and Turnip(Shalgam) Pickle is ready.

Tips for making the Best Gobi Gajar Shalgam Achar: 

 Storage Tips-

 The Gabi Gajar Shalgam ka Achar has a long shelf life, but ensure to store it in a clean and tightly sealed glass jar at room temperature. It will stay well for about 3-4 months.

Other Tips-

  •  Never use a container with a metal lid, or else the pickle might turn black due to the lid’s corrosion by vinegar.
  • Traces of water on the container can result in white fungus and a sour smell from the pickle.
  • Always use fresh and completely dried vegetables for making pickles to avoid moldy pickles that get bad in no time.

 What can Pickles do for your Health?

Pickles add more than just the crunch, tanginess, and flavors to your sandwich or burgers. They are loaded with essential vitamins and minerals that are great for your well-being. The cucumber pickle has not only been the favorite pickle of Americans with everything- ever since the 15th Century, but also the healthiest one. Here are a few benefits of pickles:

  •  They help in digestion as they are full of good bacteria known as probiotics, important for your gut health
  • Pickles are an excellent source of Vitamin A, K, Potassium, Phosphorus, and Folate.
  • The beta-carotene and antioxidants in pickles lower the risk of heart disease and reduce cell damage.
  • It is high in sodium which helps manage electrolyte balance, especially after a workout.

You will definitely love the perfect combination of spicy, sour, and a hint of sweet (from the jaggery) taste of these pickles. Serve them with paratha, dal & rice, khichdi, or honestly, any other comforting meal you choose. It will go well with any meal you like- whether for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Try out this quick and easy Gobi Gajar Shalgam Recipe today! Follow Spicyum For More Recipes.

Gobi Gajar Shalgam pickle

How To Make Gobi Gajar Shalgam ka Achar Recipe

Here’s a quick secret to a special, sweet, and tangy side dish- Cauliflower, Carrot, and Turnip Pickle!
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Indian
Servings 6 people
Calories 275 kcal


  • 2 Frying pan
  • 1 Grinder


  • 500 gm Cauliflower (Gobi)
  • 500 gm Carrot (Gajar)
  • 500 gm Turnip (Shalgam)
  • 3 tbsp. Cumin Seeds
  • 10-12 Cloves
  • 2 Black Cardamom
  • 1 tbsp. Fennel Seeds
  • 3 tbsp. Mustard Oil
  • 1 Ginger Chopped
  • 1 Garlic Chopped
  • 5-6 Green Chilies Chopped
  • 2-3 Ginger Sliced
  • 1/2 cup Vinegar
  • 1/2 cup Jaggery
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. Kashmiri Red Chili Powder
  • 4 tbsp. Garam Masala
  • Grinded Masala we created
  • 3 Green Chilies Chopped
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Nutmeg Powder
  • 2 tbsp. Salt
  • 2 tbsp. Mustard Powder


  • Steps for Preparing
  • Step-1 First, rinse and chop your pickle veggies- Cauliflower (Gobi), Carrots (Gajar), and Turnips (Shalgam). Then, soak them all in saltwater for a night.
  • Step-2 Add cumin seeds, cloves, black cardamoms, and fennel seeds to a pan and roast them until they turn golden brown.
  • Step-3 Now grind this mixture together to make a powder.
  • Steps for Cooking
  • Step-4 Take another non-stick pan and add mustard oil to it.
  • Step-5 Add finely chopped/grated ginger, garlic, and green chilies to it and add some sliced ginger.
  • Step-6 Make sure to mix it all nicely.
  • Step-7 Put the solution of vinegar and jaggery into the pan. Give it a good mix.
  • Step-8 To this, add Kashmiri red chili powder, garam masala, the grinded powder mixture, chopped green chilies, cinnamon powder, and nutmeg powder, and mix it well.
  • Step-9 Now, add salt, your overnight soaked veggies, and mustard powder.
  • Step-10 Give it a good stir ensuring the veggies are coated with the masala. Let it cook for about 2-5 minutes before turning off the heat. 
  • Step-11 Your Gobi, Gajar, and Shalgam Pickle is now ready to enjoy!


Calories: 275kcalCarbohydrates: 33gProtein: 5gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 1gSodium: 2127mgPotassium: 240mgFiber: 9gSugar: 20gVitamin A: 100IUVitamin C: 9mgCalcium: 129mgIron: 6mg
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