Achar Dip, Achari Dip

Achar Dip, Achari Dip

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achari dip recipe is an Indian dip made with a base of curds, tempered with five aromatic spices, perked up with coriander and green chillies, and chilled to a pleasant temperature. This lip-smacking achari dip will make your taste buds tingle with joy.

The achari dip is really quick and easy to make. All you need to do is hang the curd well in advance and keep aside. Further, take oil in a small pan, add fennel seeds, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, methi seeds, kalonji, asafoetida and cook them for a while. Once cooked, let them cool. Transfer to a mixing jar along with coriander leaves, green chillies, powdered sugar and little water and blend everything well. Next, combine hung curd with the prepared achari mixture, whisk well. Make sure it has no lumps. Your achari dip is ready.

Refrigerate achari dip for one hour and serve chilled with whole wheat methi khakhras, cucumber sticks and carrot sticks.

See why we think this is a healthy achar dip? Made from curds, coriander and Indian spices, this is a perfect accompaniment. Curds help in digestion as it has very good bacteria. They help in weight reduction, good for your heart and build immunity. If you are on a weight loss schedule, then use low fat curds. You can skip the sugar in the recipe as its there to offset the sourness of curd.

This healthy achar dip is also nice to serve at parties to complement starters like Kebabs and Tikkis.

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Achar Dip, Achari Dip recipe - How to make Achar Dip, Achari Dip

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     1Makes 1 cup
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For Achar Dip
3/4 cup hung curds (chakka dahi)
salt to taste

For The Achaari Mixture
1/4 tsp fenugreek (methi) seeds
1/4 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/2 tsp fennel seeds (saunf)
1/4 tsp nigella seeds (kalonji)
1/2 tsp oil
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
1/4 cup chopped coriander (dhania)
1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/2 tbsp powdered sugar

For Serving With Achar Dip

For the achaari mixture

    For the achaari mixture
  1. Heat the oil in a small non-stick pan, add the fenugreek seeds, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, fennel seeds and nigella seeds and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida and mix well.
  3. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl and allow the mixture to cool completely.
  4. Add the coriander, green chillies and powdered sugar and blend in a mixer to smooth paste using 2 tbsp of water. Keep aside.

How to proceed to make achar dip

    How to proceed to make achar dip
  1. To make achari dip, combine the achaari mixture, curds and salt in a deep bowl and mix well using a whisk.
  2. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  3. Serve the achari dip chilled with khakhras.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per tbsp
Energy28 cal
Protein0.9 g
Carbohydrates1.5 g
Fiber0 g
Fat1.5 g
Cholesterol3.4 mg
Sodium4.3 mg
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For achari mixture

    For achari mixture
  1. To make achari dip mixture, heat oil in a small non stick pan. 
  2. Add fenugreek seeds.
  3. Add mustard seeds.
  4. Add cumin seeds.
  5. Add fennel seeds.
  6. Add nigella seeds
  7. Add asafoetida 
  8. Saute for 30 secs
  9. Transfer this mixture in a plate and let it cool completely. 
  10. After achari mixture is cooled, add coriander leaves which would provide color and freshness to our dip. 
  11. Add green chillies, adjust the quantity according to your preference of spice. 
  12. Add powdered sugar to balance the spice. 
  13. Blend into a smooth paste using 2 tbsp of water. Do not use excess water as the achari mixture will become watery. 

To proceed making the achari dip

    To proceed making the achari dip
  1. To make achari dip recipe | healthy achar dip | Indian achari dip | take the curd in a deep bowl.
  2. Add the achari mixture.
  3. Add salt and mix well using a whisk. 
  4. Refrigerate achari dip | healthy achar dip | Indian achari dip | for one hour and serve chilled with whole wheat methi khakhras or cucumber sticks.


अचारी डिप
 on 10 Jul 17 10:54 AM

Achari Dip quick and easy hai jo mene tray kiya aur sanks ki sat khana pasand karti hu
Achaari Dip
 on 19 Sep 15 01:04 PM

Tarla Dalal
21 Sep 15 05:14 PM
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Achaari Dip
 on 13 Oct 14 03:04 PM

I love this recipe,specially spicy achaar flavour and hung curd....
Achaari Dip
 on 07 Aug 12 10:40 AM

The blend of spices is so perfect ,loved the combo .Thanks tarla ben for a spicy delight :)
Achaari Dip
 on 04 Jan 11 06:33 PM

Its hot and spicy, as you would expect. You can't have it just once, Its addictive.