Just the name of pickles is sure to kick many childhood memories of your grandmother preparing pickles for your family. Isn’t it? Pickles are a popular side dish in India that goes best with paratha. Pickles are so tasty that they can raise the taste of any dish. From mango pickles to lemon pickles there is an endless number of pickles that you can make. However, one thing that worries all of us is the tiring process required for making a pickle. But, recently MasterChef India’s winner Pankaj Bhadouria shared an instant lemon pickle recipe that lets you make lemon pickle in just a day. She even captioned her short video as: “no waiting for a month for your lemon pickle to get ready”. So, follow the renowned chef’s instant recipe and enjoy both the taste and goodness of lemon pickle.
2. Salt – 1 tbsp
3. Black salt – 1 tbsp
4. Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
5. Garam Masala Powder – 1 tsp
6. Black Pepper Powder – 1tsp
7. Cumin powder – 1 tsp
8. Sugar – 1 cup
1. First, take lemons and clean them. For an instant lemon pickle recipe, first, add water to the lemons.
2. Then, microwave the lemon for 4 minutes. You will see bubbles coming out. Remove the water as it contains a bitter taste.
3. Again, take some water and add it to the lemons. Next, keep the lemons in the microwave for 5 minutes.
4. Then, prepare the pickle masala. Mix salt, black salt, red chilli powder, garam masala powder, black pepper powder, and cumin powder together in a bowl.
5. Later, take out the lemons from the microwave and let them cool. You will see that lemons are now very juicy. Partially cut the lemons for filling the pickle masala in it and keep aside the lemon juice for further use.
6. Next, fill the garam masala in between the lemons. Then, microwave it for minutes.
7. Later, take some sugar and add it to the lemons. Microwave it for 1 minute.
8. Then, rest the lemon pickle to settle for a day so that it absorbs all the flavours.
9. Finally, store the lemon pickle in an airtight container.
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You can also follow our lemon pickle recipe for reaping its benefits.
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Saumya Srivastava is a passionate reader who likes writing poetry. She is an avid foodie who keeps exploring new types of cuisine. Besides, she also has a strong love for literature.