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Friday, February 4, 2022

Achari Haldi/Turmeric Vegetable Galouti Kebabas

Haldi which is also known as turmeric in english. It is a plant which belongs to ginger family. Turmeric is a brilliant yellow colour spice, commonly used in Indian cuisine which you can find in any grocery stores.

Nowadays turmeric is promoted as a dietary supplement for a variety of conditions, including arthritis, digestive disorders, respiratory infections, allergies, liver disease, depression, and many others.

This month for A to Z challenge from word "H" , I selected Haldi.

Here I made Achar Haldi Vegetable Galouti .

First I made Haldi ka achar then used it in my Galouti. 

Preparation Time- one day  for pickle 

Preparation Time:-20 minutes 

Cooking Time :- 10 minutes 

Serves :- 6 

Author:-Hem Lata Srivastava 

Ingredients For Pickle :-

  • Kacchi Haldi 1 kg
  • Saunf 2 tap
  • Red chili powder 1tbsp
  • Salt 2tbsp
  • Vinegar 1tbsp
  • Mustard oil 2tbsp
  • Rai powder 1tbsp

Ingredients For Galouti:- 

  • Finely chopped carrot 2 cup
  • Finely chopped beans 2cup
  • Boiled and mashed potatoes 2 no.
  • Fresh green peas 1 cup
  • Chopped green chili 1tbsp
  • Chopped ginger 1tbsp
  • Chopped onion 1 large
  • Handful of chopped coriander 
  • Spice mix powder 1tsp
  • Red chili powder 1tsp
  • Chat masala powder 1tsp
  • Lemon juice 1tbsp
  • Cashew paste 1tbsp 
  • Desi ghee 1tbsp
  • Cumin seeds 1tsp
  • Roasted chana powder 2 tbsp 
  • Haldi ka achar 2tbsp 
  • Oil for shallow fry 

Method to prepare pickle:-

  • Peel wash the Haldi and spread on kitchen towel or a paper. 
  • Now grate and keep aside. 
  • Dry roast the fennel and make coarse powder. 
  • Mix all the ingredients which is mentioned for pickle. 
  • Add oil, mix and put in a jar.

Recipe Procedure for kebabs:-

  • Heat ghee in a pan add cumin seeds, as they change the colour add ginger,  green chili and onion, saute until it becomes soft and light golden. 
  • Now add chopped vegetable and peas, mix and cooK it for two minutes. 
  • Add salt, pepper and spice mix powder, mix well and lower the heat. Cover and cook till done.
  • Open the lid add chat masala powder, mashed potatoes,  cashew paste and lemon juice, mix well and mash with potato masher or a laddle . 
  • Switch off the gas and cool the mixture. 
  • Once cooled add chana powder, turmeric pickle and coriander leaves mix well and make kebabs. 
  • Heat a pan or tava shallow fry them until golden. 
  • Serve hot with green chutney. 

Spice mix powder recipe:-

  • Cloves 4 no
  • Black pepper 8 no.
  • Cinnamon stick 1
  • Black cardmom 1 no
  • Green cardmom 2n
  • Mace 1 piece 
  • Cumin seeds 1tsp
  • Coriander seeds 1tsp
  • Star anise 1 Piece 


  • Dry roast all the ingredients and make fine powder into a  motar paste or in mixer grinder. 

Note :- 

  • I used haldi ka achar in my kebabs, you can skip it.
  • Add spices as per your taste.
  • For spice powder I have used homemade powder you can use garam masala powder.


  1. This Achari Haldi Galouti Kabab sure seems delectable. These kebabs are packed with nutrition and the raw turmeric is a great immunity booster. Would love to try them out. Great post!

  2. Achari Haldi kababs look so delicious. The pickle flavour must have tasted awesome in this snack. I love spicy and tangy snacks.

  3. Your varieties of kabab recipes always amazed me. I never tasted pickle in kababs but would love to try this. Using raw turmeric in kababs are packed with nutritious benefits and great taste too. Next time when I visit delhi, I would loved to try your variety of kababs in my snacks. They looks absolutely delicious and lovely recipe!!

  4. You have such a lovely variety of unique kebab recipes. I love how much raw turmeric goes into making this achari kebab the flavours must be amazing.

  5. This Achari Haldi Galouti Kabab sounds and looks so yummy! I love to use fresh turmeric in my recipes. thank you for this recipe.

  6. Wow Hema Lata, these galouti kebabs look so inviting. I will have to see if I can get some fresh turmeric to try out this recipe. Perfect as a starter.

  7. I must say that the recipe is unique. Making of turmeric pickle and using them into the kebab is really interesting idea.