Sweet Tangy Raisin Pickle


Hello buddies. Hope you all are doing good. Today we’ll be trying our hands on a very special dish, the sweet-tangy raisin pickle. This recipe is a hot favourite of my kids. It’s an age-old recipe of my ancestral family. It is super tasty and super fun while preparing too. According to me, made from raisins, it has got just the right mix of ingredients and flavours to make it one of the best pickle recipes in the world. I bet you will like it too. So let’s start with its making—-


  1. Raisins – 250 gms.
  2. Salt – according to taste.
  3. Black salt – a pinch.
  4. Dry and roasted cumin powder – 1 tsp.
  5. Red chilli powder – 1 tsp.
  6. Vegetable oil – 1 tsp.
  7. Synthetic vinegar – 2 tbsp.
  8.   Roasted Indian five spice or paanchphoran powder – 1 tsp.
  9. Sugar – 1 tbsp.


Step 1 

Wash and dry the raisins in fan and not sunlight.

Step 2 

In a bowl put the raisins and add salt, black salt, roasted cumin powder, roasted Indian five spice powder, red chilly powder, some vegetable oil and lastly vinegar and sugar syrup.

Step 3 

Mix everything well and store in a glass jar. It is ready to be used and should be consumed within 15 days.

Do try this recipe at home and share your feedback and comments. Clear any doubts if any. Thanks. This simple yet special pickle is a delicious treat for your pickle-buds. Enjoy it with chapatis, paranthas, bread and you will surely remember its taste as being “something different”. Have a great week friends. And happy pickling!!