Nimbu Achar – Lemon Pickle Recipe at home [Video]

Lemon Pickle
Lemon Pickle (Nimboo Ka Achaar) with sweet Sour flavor

Enjoy this chatpata achaar, prepared at home.

Lemon Pickle Recipe In Words

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Yield: 2 serving (good for 2 people)


  1. 500 gms Lemon (Big Size)
  2. 3 Tsp Salt
  3. 2 Tsp Black Salt
  4. 2 Tsp Garam Masala
  5. 2 Tsp Ajwain
  6. 3/4 Cup (Our 1 Cup = 240 ML) or 4 serving Spoons Sugar


  1. There are few things which you need to take care while buying Lemons for this pickle.
  2. Take big Lemons with thin skin. And also do take care of the freshness of the lemon, there should not be any marks on the lemon skin.
  3. Now mark two cuts on all the Lemons with the help of a knife. Keep them aside.
  4. In another bowl mix salt, black salt, Garam masala, Sugar, Ajwain.
  5. Mix also spices well, fill in the spices mixture in all lemon cuts.
  6. Now take a big jar. Keep all the filled lemons in a jar.
  7. Keep the pickle in sunlight for 2 to 3 days at-least 2 hrs. (Each day).
  8. Then keep it anywhere in your kitchen for 2 months. After that it will be ready to eat.
  9. Enjoy your sweet and sour Lemon pickle.

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