China Orange Instant Pickle (Narungi Ka Khatta – Meetha Achar)

3.60 from 10 votes

china grass pickle is like lemon sweet pickle,but it is instant ,cooked in sugar,salt and juice .
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Served AsSnacks
Recipe Taste Sour, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 12


  • 20 ripe china oranges
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp whole garam masala cinnamon stick, 5cloves,1 big cardamom
  • ½ tsp red chili powder
  • lemon juice


  • Wash china oranges and wipe with a dry cloth.
  • Keep them whole in a broad pan and cook for 5 minutes, stirring in between ,to soften the peel .
  • Cut each into two and remove the seeds and reserve the juice. Now mix whole spices, salt and sugar in juice and cook till sugar melts.
    China Orange Instant Pickle (Narungi Ka Khatta - Meetha Achar) - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Add China oranges and cook only for 2-3 minutes. Add lemon juice and red chili powder and cook for 2 minutes. Remove whole spices.
  • Remove from heat, cool and fill in dry jar


  • Sugar syrup should be thick, not watery china oranges should be orange and firm
  • Taste will be better after 10 days. Keep it in refrigerator best results.

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  1. 3 stars
    wow ,i always think what to do with my garden china oranges-best idea for me -thanks to platter share team and words for its beauty .

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