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50 – 50 Sweet Lime Pickle

4.40 from 27 votes

Neebu ka Acchar or sweet lime pickle (Half sweet half salty) is meant for health conscious people as it doesn't contain a drop of oil.
Sweetish in taste, this tangy pickle never gets spoiled even if it is kept for 2 generations. Enjoy this with snacks or during the meals
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Recipe Taste Sweet
Servings 5


  • 20 Lemon fresh Juicy
  • 200 gm Sugar
  • 4 tbsp Salt


  • Wash the lemons thoroughly, pat dry with a clean cloth so that there is no moisture left.
  • Slit in 4 pieces like a flower without removing the bottom.
  • Take a glass jar, wash it thoroughly with hot water and dry it (Keep it in sunlight for 1 -2 hours). This is one of the most important steps while making any pickle as the jar should not contain any moisture.
  • Add Sugar and Salt and cut lemon pieces.
  • Mix the pieces, shake them and put them in the Jar.
  • Keep it in sun for 3-4 days.
  • Leave the pickle for another 10 days and don't forget to shake it everyday, always use a dry spoon and don't allow moisture to get in.
  • Enjoy your pickle with snacks like Mathari or during meals.


  • Glass jar should always be dry. Its good to keep it in sunlight before puting the pickle.
  • Keep the pickle away from moisture and use a dry spoon while taking it out from the jar.
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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 279 kcal | Carbohydrates: 80 g | Protein: 5 g | Fat: 1 g | Saturated Fat: 0.2 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.4 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.05 g | Sodium: 5590 mg | Potassium: 598 mg | Fiber: 12 g | Sugar: 51 g | Vitamin A: 95 IU | Vitamin C: 229 mg | Calcium: 116 mg | Iron: 3 mg

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