Easy Tomato Mint Pickle (Healthy Pickle Recipe)

Are you craving a simple and easy tomato mint pickle recipe without oil? Well, this is the recipe for you.

tomato mint pickle

In my household, tomato pickles are a staple, like sesame tomato pickle or momo tomato pickle.
Tomato mint pickle or achar is my go-to accompaniment to rice, roti, or even a sandwich.

And the best part? No oil is required! So not only does it taste fantastic, but it also keeps things healthy.

The beauty of this pickle lies in its simplicity. You’ll find all the ingredients readily available in most kitchens!

Also, it offers some great health benefits. Tomatoes are packed with antioxidants and vitamins, while mint helps digestion and reduces inflammation.

This pickle is a great way to add veggies to your diet.

Tomato mint pickle is ready to be served.

So, if you’re looking for an easy and delicious pickle recipe, you won’t go wrong with this tomato mint pickle.

Here is a step-by-step instructions on how to make mint tomato pickle recipe.

Ingredients You Need For Tomato Mint Pickle

ingredients for tomato mint pickle


  • Tomatoes an essential component of this easy tomato mint pickle recipe. They add flavor, texture, and a vibrant pop of color. The best varieties are Roma or plum tomatoes as they have a rich flavor and a lower water content.


  • Mint adds a unique flavor to the pickle. It adds a refreshing brightness to the pickle without being overpowering. It pairs well with the tomatoes creating a flavorful combination. Fresh mint leaves are best, but dried mint can also be used.


  • Salt and lemon

#Garlic and green chilies

Step-by-Step Instructions To Make Tomato Mint Pickle

#1. Cook tomatoes in two cups water for ten to twelve minutes on medium-high heat.

boil tomato

#2. Remove the outer layer of the tomatoes once they have been cooked.

Peel the tomato outer layer.

#3. Add the tomato, mint, garlic, and green chilli to the blender or food processor. Blend until you achieve a smooth paste.

#4. Transfer pickle to the bowl. Then add lemon juice and mix everything well. Serve it alongside your dish.

Serving Suggestion

This tomato mint pickle is incredibly versatile and can be enjoyed in various ways.

#Side dish

  • Tomato mint pickle is an excellent accompaniment for various dishes like roti, rice, fried rice or paratha to enhance the flavors of your meal. The tangy and refreshing taste of the pickle complements the rich and spicy flavors.


  • This pickle can also be used as a dip for crispy papadum or chips or other snacks like samosa and pakoras.
  • And if you’re a fan of momo, consider serving this pickle as a dip the next time you enjoy them.

#Sandwich spreads

  • This pickle also pairs well with sandwiches. Spread a generous helping of the pickle on a warmed sandwich, and you will have a delicious lunch in no time!
  • The pickle is also great as a condiment for burgers and hot dogs, adding a unique flavor to the classic dishes.

#Incorporate in salads

  • Give your salads a unique twist by adding a spoonful of tomato mint pickle. It adds flavor and complements the freshness of the vegetables, making your salad more appetizing.


When storing tomato mint pickle, it is important to use airtight containers to prevent air exposure. This helps retain the freshness and flavor of the pickle for a longer time. Refrigerate up to two weeks.


  • If you prefer a spicier kick, increase the number of green chilies or add red chili powder while blending.
  • Experiment with different herbs like coriander leaves or basil to give your chutney an interesting twist.
  • You can also add chopped onion if you want to add more flavor.

With minimal effort and time, you can have a tasty pickle. Whether you’re looking for a side dish for your summer barbeque or want something new, try this recipe, and you won’t be disappointed.

Frequently asked questions

1. Can I store homemade tomato mint pickles?

Absolutely! You can refrigerate tomato mint pickles in an airtight container for up to two weeks. Just make sure to keep it away from moisture and sunlight.

2. Is tomato mint pickle spicy?

The level of spiciness in tomato mint pickles can be adjusted according to your preference. If you enjoy a bit of heat, feel free to add some chili peppers or other spicy ingredients during the preparation process.

3. Can I use cherry tomatoes instead of regular tomatoes?

Yes! Cherry tomatoes are an excellent alternative if regular tomatoes are not readily available. They provide a slightly different flavor profile but work well in tomato mint pickles.

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Easy Tomato Mint Pickle (Healthy Pickle Recipe)

This tomato mint pickle is a quick, simple, and healthy recipe that perfectly complements your main meal.
Prep Time5 minutes
Active Time15 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian, Indian, Nepali
Keyword: healthy tomato pickle recipe, mint tomato pickle
category: Pickle
Yield: 6




  • 2 medium sized tomatoes


  • salt to taste
  • ½ tsp lemon


  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup fresh mint
  • 2-3 green chilies


  • Boil the tomatoes until cooked, then peel off the outer layer.
    2 medium sized tomatoes
  • Combine the boiled tomatoes with mint, garlic, green chili, lemon and salt in a blender until you achieve a smooth paste.
    salt to taste, 1 cup fresh mint, 2-3 green chilies, 2 cloves garlic
  • Transfer the pickle to a bowl after blending.
  • Then add lemon juice and mix everything well. Serve it alongside your dish.
    ½ tsp lemon
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