Nutritional Facts of Instant Chilli Pickle, Calories in Instant Chilli Pickle

by Tarla Dalal

How many calories does one tableapoon of Instant Chilli Pickle have?

One tablepsoon (15 grams) of Instant Chilli Pickle gives 43 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 4 calories, proteins account for 0 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 39 calories. One tablepsoon (15 grams) of Instant Chilli Pickle provides about 2.1 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Instant Chilli Pickle recipe makes 7 tablespoons.

43 calories for 1 tbsp of Instant Chilli Pickle, Cholesterol 0 mg, Carbohydrates 1g, Protein 0g, Fat.4.3g. Find how much fibre, iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, folic acid is present in Instant Chilli Pickle.

See instant chilli pickle recipe | quick bhavnagri chilli pickle | sweet spicy Indian achar | Gujarati green chilli pickle | with 11 amazing images. 

instant bhavnagri chilli pickle recipe is a perfect accompaniment to any Indian meal. Learn how to make sweet spicy Indian achar. 

To make instant bhavnagri chilli pickle, heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the cumin seeds and fenugreek seeds and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds. Add the asafoetida, turmeric powder and chillies and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes. Add the sugar, lemon juice and salt and mix well. Allow to cool completely. Serve immediately or store in an air-tight container for upto 2 to 3 days in the refrigerator.

This Gujarati green chilli pickle is made with bhavnagri chillies and is meant for those who enjoy pickles in their daily food. We have however used a milder variety of chillies i.e. Bhavnagri chillies which are long thick green chillies. You can use the sharp small green chillies also if you wish.

Chilli roundels are sautéed with whole fenugreek seeds, cumin seeds and turmeric powder to which lemon juice and sugar is added to balance the spice level in quick bhavnagri chilli pickle. If you don’t want it sweet, then we suggest you avoid the sugar from the recipe and reduce the oil to 2 tsp.

This sweet spicy Indian achar can be served as a side dish to the main course and snacks of any Indiancuisine. You can also try pickles using these chillies like bhavnagri mirch pickle vrat recipe and stuffed bhavnagri chillies

Tips for instant bhavnagri chilli pickle. 1. Thick bhavnagri green chillies are best selected for this pickle. 2. Use a broad non-stick pan so sautéing is easier. 3. This pickle is best stored in a glass container. 

Is Instant Chilli Pickle healthy?

Yes, this is healthy for some. But restrictions apply to some.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Bhavnagri chillies, also known as Bhavnagari Mirchi, offer a multitude of potential health benefits.  Antioxidant vitamin C in green chillies protects the body from effects of harmful free radicals and prevents stress. It is probably the high fiber which helps in controlling blood sugar levels.

Lemon, Lemon Juice : Lemon is a very good source of Vitamin C and thus helps in the production of  white blood cells and antibodies in the blood which attacks invading microorganisms, prevents infection and builds immunity. Therefore, Lemon juice is given to prevent common cold. The ascorbic acid in lemon juice helps in absorption of iron from the food. So if you’re iron deficient or have anaemia squeeze a lemon on iron rich recipes. See detailed benefits of lemon, lemon juice.


What's the problem?

Sugar  (castor sugar ): Sugar used in the recipe is also called white poison. It is a simple carbohydrate with zero nutritional value. On intake, sugar will cause inflammation of the body which will last for many hours. It will spike your blood sugar level and shut down the fat burning process. This also causes high blood sugar levels in your body. The development of prediabetes comes from uncontrolled eating sugar and refined food products for many years and the classic symptom is if you have excess belly fat. This leads to diabetes and further onwards to heart attack, high blood pressure, strokes, impotence and kidney damage. 

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Instant Chilli Pickle ?

No.  Sugar used in the recipe is also called white poison. It is a simple carbohydrate with zero nutritional value. On intake, sugar will cause inflammation of the body which will last for many hours. It will spike your blood sugar level and shut down the fat burning process.


Can healthy individuals have Instant Chilli Pickle ?



Value per tbsp% Daily Values
Energy43 cal2%
Protein0 g0%
Carbohydrates1 g0%
Fiber0 g0%
Fat4.3 g7%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A38.6 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0 mg0%
Vitamin C1.1 mg3%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)0.2 mcg0%
Calcium2 mg0%
Iron0 mg0%
Magnesium0.5 mg0%
Phosphorus0.3 mg0%
Sodium0.1 mg0%
Potassium7.7 mg0%
Zinc0 mg0%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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