Nimboo ka (khatta- Meetha) bharwan aachar / Stuffed (sweet and sour) lemon pickle.

Pickles are very popular in India. The goodness of lemon is packed in it that to without using oil; it is good for digestion.

We had been eating these pickles since our childhood. The taste is awesome; enjoy the sweet, sour and spicy taste of pickle…

Ingredients:

  • Lemon: 250 gm
  • Salt: 30 gm
  • Ajawine: 5 gm
  • Turmeric powder: 5 gm
  • Garam masala powder: 5 gm
  • Nutmeg powder: 1 pinch
  • Sugar/Jaggery: 20-30gm.

Preparation:

  1. Clean and wash lemon.  Dry them with kitchen towel.
  2. Slit the lemon into four without separating them as shown in photo, keep aside.

Method:

  1. Take a big mixing bowl. Put all powder masala with salt and sugar; mix well, now stuffing is ready.
  2. Fill this masala powder into each lemon carefully and properly; Put this stuff lemon into dry jar, close the lid and keep inside for 24 hours or one day.
  3. Next day  open the lid tie a clean and thin cotton clothe instead of lid, put this jar outside into the sun for drying for another 8-10 days.
  4. Note: shake the jar daily for proper liquid and solid mixing.
  5. Now, mouth watering “Nimboo ka (khatta- Meetha) bharwan aachar / Stuffed (sweet and sour) lemon pickle” is ready to use.
  6. Remove the covering clothe put the lid back. Keep it in dry and cool place for storage, can be used for several months.
  7. This can be served with aaloo paratha, chapati, rice etc.
Nimboo ka (khatta- Meetha) bharwan aachar / Stuffed (sweet and sour) lemon pickle.

Nimboo ka (khatta- Meetha) bharwan aachar / Stuffed (sweet and sour) lemon pickle.

Ingredients

Ingredients

Slit the lemon into four

Slit the lemon into four

Fill this masala powder

Fill this masala powder

Fill this masala powder

Fill this masala powder

Put this stuff lemon into dry jar

Put this stuff lemon into dry jar

Next day open the lid tie a clean and thin cotton clothe instead of lid,

Next day open the lid tie a clean and thin cotton clothe instead of lid,

Nimboo ka (khatta- Meetha) bharwan aachar / Stuffed (sweet and sour) lemon pickle.

Nimboo ka (khatta- Meetha) bharwan aachar / Stuffed (sweet and sour) lemon pickle.

CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 Nimboo ka (khatta- Meetha) bharwan aachar / Stuffed (sweet and sour) lemon pickle. by Nag Ratna Sahu is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

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