Sunday, 23 March 2014

Lemon Pickle

Lemon Pickle

Lemon Pickle

Pickles are very important part of Indian cousin.Lemon pickle is one of the most popular one.
A juicy combination of limes with authentic spices.

Lemon Pickle

Lemon pickle or Nimboo ka achar is a tangy, spicy & tongue tickling pickle goes well with all kinds of snacks, meal, very easy to prepare, need just 4-5 ingredients & add a splash of color
& intense 
flavor to meals.

Lemon Pickle

Lemon pickle can be sweet & sour in taste. Here i chose the sour taste.The most important thing about this recipe is the lemon should be fresh & shiny, they should not have any blemishes or black spots on them.


30 lemons

4 tsp red chilli powder or as per taste
1 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp asafoetida
1/2 cup lemon juice
8 tbsp salt


1. Wash lemons & wipe them dry using a dry cloth.

2. Cut lemons into quarters, separate seeds from them & keep aside.

3. Add all spices in a large bowl & mix well.

4. Now add lemon quarters to spices & mix well.

5. Transfer it into an air tight jar.

6. Pour lemon juice over lemons in the jar & mix well.

7. Cover jar with a clean cloth, leave out in sun & toss pickle occasionally.

8. The pickle should be ready within 2 weeks.

9. This pickle can be stored for up to 1 year in a cool & dry place.

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  1. Nicely made lemon pickle.......An evitable part in our meals

  2. yum with curd rice!

  3. oh i totally love them, adore them...Can never every say no to it :)

  4. Looking very tempting...l enjoy it with pakoras.