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Lemon Pickle


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Lemon Pickle Recipe, How To Make Lemon Pickle Recipe

A spicy and sour healthy pickle to tickle your taste buds for a moment.

About Recipe

How to make Lemon pickle

(37 ratings)
61 reviews so far
Prep time
20 mins
Cook time
25 mins
Total time
45 mins
Lemon pickle
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : lemon
Servings : 4 persons
Published date : February 27, 2019

Ingredients used in Lemon pickle
• Hing - pinch.
• Cumin seed - 3/4 tea spoon.
• Mustard seed - 3/4 tea spoon.
• Red chilles dry - 3 number.
• Salt - to taste.
• Red chill powder - 1/2 cup.
• Fengreek powder - pinch.
• Garlic - 1 tea spoon.
• Oil - 1/2 cup.
• Turermic powder - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Lemon - 15 number.
• Curry leaves - 4 springs.
  • Take 10 lemons big size and wash them and dry it up with a cloth.
  • Cut the lemon into 8 quartersequally and remove the seeds.
  • 5 lemons squeeze them and take the juice in a bowl.
  • In a bowl take the cut lemon pieces add turmeric, garlic, fengreek powder, red chili powder, salt mix all these well and then add squeezed lemon juice into it and keep it a side for 3 days in a jar and when ever you need you can remove some and add tempering to it or you can temper immediately.
  • For tempeting take a pan add oil, red chillies, mustrd seeds, cumin seeds and mix well and switch of the flame and add hing, curry leaves mix this to the lemon pickle.keep this pickle for more then 5 days to have, if you want to have immediately you can but the lemon will be very sour.

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catsmew Posted on Sat May 02 2009

Do I have to keep this in the fridge?

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catsmew Posted on Sat May 02 2009

also thank you very much for the pickle recipes

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nafnuly Posted on Sat May 02 2009

thank you!! that looks delicious! my mouth waters every time i watch a video of yours :)

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Exportlover Posted on Sat May 02 2009

wow Sanjay! I like hot, hot food but that looked like a bit much chili for me. Maybe 3/4 cup would be great. Speaking about spicy I was wondering with your busy schedule you might find time to make a Lamb or Goat Vindaloo it is my all time favorite.

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ccoulton Posted on Sat May 02 2009

Great recipe...can you also make garlic pickle? my dad loves it and we always get it from family in india but i would rather make it for him. Thx much :)

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cuallito Posted on Sat May 02 2009

I LOOOOOVEEEEE lemon pickle :}

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biancanera Posted on Sat May 02 2009

He wrote that you should use 1/2 instead of 1 cup because it was too hot. Watch the video again.

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Exportlover Posted on Sun May 03 2009

thank you for helping me find huge red letters on the bottom half of the screen that I must have missed the first time around...... I ment 3/4 cup is good for my taste.

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Tivne Marlene Posted on Sun May 03 2009

This looks tasty, but how is it eaten? Is this a snack or a condiment?

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gwapala Posted on Fri May 08 2009

This is eaten with chapathis, parathas, curd rice, etc. This is spicy and hot and one piece is sufficient.

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seygra20 Posted on Sat May 09 2009

didnt realise u cud eat d skin of the lemon ...but i need to see how is this eaten?

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KumoReimizu Posted on Sat May 23 2009

you could just eat it everything..

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