Lingad Ka Aachar

Lingad ka achar/ Kasrod achar is a delicious pickle prepared with fiddlehead ferns. It can be served with rice or roti.


  • 500 grams Lingad/ fiddlehead ferns, chopped
  • 100 milliliters Mustard Oil
  • 1 bowl Vinegar
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tablespoon Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 teaspoon dry red chilli
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Fennel powder
  • 1 teaspoon Methi Dana
  • 1 teaspoon Rai / mustard seed powder
  • 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder


  1. Cook fiddlehead ferns for 10 minutes. Dry them in the sun for 4 to 5 hours.
  2. In a bowl, combine fiddlehead ferns, salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, degi mirch, cumin powder, fennel powder, methi dhana, rye powder, bleack pepper and vinegar. Mix well.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and add the mixed ingredients. Saute for 5 to 10 minutes.
  4. Store the pickle in an airtight jar. Serve Lingad ka achar with rice or roti.

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