Easy Gujarati chili pickle recipe,how to make gujarati rai wada Marcha

 Easy gujarati chili pickle recipe-Raiwala marcha

Gujarati food is famous for their sweet,tangy and chatpatta taste. I always love this food and trust me,i never think of diet when i eat chatpatta food 🙂 .well,this is a season of pickles.Market is flooded with all type of mangoes.Pickles are very difficult for me when it comes to follow the traditional recipe. Pickles are the recipes which meets perfections only after some experience.

Indian “Thali” is incomplete without pickles.There are many varieties  of pickles and we can divide them in category according to their taste. Some are spicy,some tastes sweet and some with sourness.
The recipe i am sharing today is spicy pickle recipe. This is kinda instant pickle recipe and known as “ rai wada marcha“(chilies with yellow mustard) in all over gujarat. You can hardly find a home in gujarat without this chili pickle.
We eat this rai marcha with gathiya and thepla.
Gujarati chili pickle is made with very few ingredients but yes yellow mustard dal is the main ingredient.if you don’t get powdered yellow mustard, don’t worry i have a solution. please read the post till the end for the solution.

Recipe Details for making Gujarati instant chili pickle below:

  Raiwala marcha Recipe-how to make gujarati chili pickle

Prep Time :10 min

Cook Time :nil
Total Time :10 min
Main Ingredient :Powdered yellow mustard
Serves :nil
Cuisine :Gujarat


  • 1/2 cup green chilies ,sliced
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp Powdered yellow mustard(Rai na kuriya) 
  • 4 tbsp cooking oil
  • a pinch of turmeric powder(Haldi)
  • a pinch of asafoetida(hing)
  • Lemon juice to taste [1 tbsp approx]


    1. wash and dry your green chilies and cut them into medium slices.
    2. Take a bowl and make a mixture of mustard powder,salt,oil,lemon juice,turmeric powder and asafoetida.
    3. Mix well.
    4. Add sliced chilies and mix well.
    5. store this pickle in sir tight container.
    6. serve this pickle after 3-4 hour .


    • This pickle taste best after 24 hours but you can have immediately as well.
    • if you don’t find powdered mustard at store,follow this recipe-
      •  Roast your regular mustard on tava or pan for 5 min.
      • spread them on chopping board.
      • crush them using rolling pin/wooden roller or roti belan.
      • you will get fine powder of mustard .use this in recipe.
    • You can use any variety of chilies.I managed to get bhavnagri chilies in store so i am using that. chilies are totally depend on the spice level of your liking.
    • I have not tried this recipe using capsicum so i can not tell you how it tastes along with capsicum. 

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      1. love pickles in any form, now all I need is a paratha with this!

      2. This chili pickle looks mouthwatering yum!

      3. Goodness! Drooling over here. Love such a condiment.

      4. Looks delicious, very nice

      5. YOu are so right Priya. Our Indian thali is incomplete without pickles. This chili pickle is looking really yummy

      6. This looks sooo yummy