Kachri ki Chutney is one of the most popular foods in Haryana. Kachri is a commonly found vegetable in the state. It is a wild variety of cucumber that resembles a small brown-coloured lemon. It is mostly consumed as a chutney or even sabzi, made with potatoes and other vegetables mixed together.


  • 50 gm kachri
  • 100 gm garlic paste
  • A pinch of turmeric powder
  • 10 gm red chilli powder
  • 10 gm coriander powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 gm cumin seeds
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • Oil


  • 1.Soak the kachri for 5-6 hours and grind it to a fine paste.
  • 2.Then mix well the kachri paste, garlic, salt, red chilli powder, turmeric, coriander powder.
  • 3.Take oil in a pan.
  • 4.Add the cumin seeds and let them crackle.
  • 5.Add the asafoetida as well as the kachri mixture to it.
  • 6.Add around 60 ml of lukewarm water.
  • 7.Let it simmer for 4-5 minutes and remove from fire.
  • 8.Note: Instead of pre packed red chilli powder, freshly ground red chillies give a far better flavour.

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