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Nimbu ki Achar

Veena Daswani
45 minutes
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10 People
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ABOUT Nimbu ki Achar RECIPE

Chat-patti nimbu ki achar (1 jar).

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Accompaniment
  • Low Fat

Ingredients Serving: 10

  1. 40-50 lemons (thin skinned)
  2. 1 cup Iodized salt
  3. 1/2 cup Rock salt
  4. 1/2 cup Black salt
  5. 2 cups powdered Sugar
  6. 1/2 cup Jeera powder
  7. 1/2 cup Red Chilli powder
  8. 2 tbsp Ajwain
  9. 2 tbsp Garam Masala (optional)


  1. Wash and dry all the lemons with a cloth properly.
  2. Cut a lemon into 8 equal pieces. Repeat for all.
  3. In a big vessel, add all the dry ingredients and mix properly.
  4. Now add lemons and mix it properly.
  5. Cover and tie the vessel with a thin muslin cloth.
  6. Keep this under the sun for 3-4 days.
  7. Transfer this in a air-tight glass jar and again keep it under the sun for 8-10 days, till the lemon skin turns tender and the color changes to light brown.
  8. Stir the pickle at least once a day till it is ready.

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Vandana Lohana
Vandana Lohana   Jul-20-2016


Bindiya Sharma
Bindiya Sharma   Jun-23-2016

looks so delicious..lovely recipe!

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