Definition of achar in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˈtʃɑː/
(also achaar)


[mass noun]
(In Indian cooking) a type of pickle in which the food is preserved in spiced oil: mango achar
More example sentences
  • Whether it's kimchi in Korea, harissa in Tunisia, or achar in India, spicy condiments remain constant in the daily meals of very different countries.
  • The vegetable stuffing had a pleasant, subtle carrot flavour and the accompanying tomato achar dipping sauce was mild - a chutney sauce would have given the dumplings more kick.
  • Gian Chand makes such tasty allu-paranthas, served with achar that we came back especially to have them on our way back from Shimla also.


From Hindi acār, from Persian.

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