Sem ki phali ka achar (Runner bean pickle)

This kind of vegetable pickles are eaten in north India. These pickles stay for 4-5 days only but they are very nutritive as well as tasty.


. 250 gm sem ki phali
. one boiled potato
. 1 1/2 tbsp mustard(rai) powder
. 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
. 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
. salt to taste
. 2 1/2 tbsp mustard oil



First of all cut sem ki phali into half. Boil it for 3-4 mins. Put it into strainer and leave it to get dry and cool. Now take a glass bowl . Dice  a potato. Put strained phali and potatoes pieces into bowl add all other ingredients and mix well. Cover the bowl and leave it for a day. Next day it well get little sour. Then pickle is ready to eat with paratha or chapati. These kind of pickles are liked by kids also.

P.S. make sure phali get full dried before mixing of spices.

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