Lemon Pickle

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A yummy tangy pickle out of lemon.
4.50 from 2 votes
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Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Served As: Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: South Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 15


  • 8 Lemon
  • 20 Redchillies-20 redchillies
  • 3 tsp Mustard
  • 1 tsp Fenugreek
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Asafoetida
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 3 tbsp Sesame Oil


  • Wash and pat dry all the lemons.Cut into small pieces.Place it in a clean vessel along with the juices.
  • In a pan dry roast fenugreek seeds and red chillies.Powder them in a blender once cooled.
  • Add this powder to the cut lemon pieces.Also add salt and turmeric powder.Mix well.
  • In a small pan add sesame oil and heat.Add mustard seeds to splutter and then add asafoetida. Cool the mixture.
  • Pour in the temperings to the lemon mixture.Mix well.
  • Lemon Pickle is ready.Use it after 2-3 days for the proper soaking of the lemon in spices.Store in a clean ceramic pot,container or a bottle.

Recipe Notes

  • Always use sesame oil for better taste.
  • You can boil lemons in water and cut them into pieces and follow the same proceedure.In that case you can use them instantaneously.
  • Always use a clean container for storage.
  • Use a wodden spoon for taking out the pickle.

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Nithya Ravi
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