Lemon pickle (sweet and sour) Nimboo ka khatta meetha achar

Authentic way of prepared lemon pickle, you won’t get any big bazaar or metro mall stores. There is no matter how much variety of pickles available in the market, but we always prefer homemade and authentic preparation.

The tastiest way to make your meal delicious, Serve this ‘Lemon pickle (sweet and sour) Nimboo ka khatta Meetha achar’.

Ingredients:

  • Lemon: 250gm
  • Sugar: 250 gm.
  • Salt: 10 gm
  • Fenugreek seed: ½ teaspoon
  • Red chili powder: 10 gm
  • Turmeric powder: 5 gm
  • Asafetida: 1 pinch

Preparation:

  1. Chop lemon into four pieces, keep aside.
  2. Dry roast fenugreek seed, coarsely grind them. Keep aside.

Method:

  1. Take a big mixing bowl/earthen pot, Put lemon pieces along with turmeric powder, and salt  mix properly with spatula (don’t use your hands), cover it and keep it at dry place. Keep it for 1-2 days (stir once or twice in a day.) After 1-2 days the pieces become soft, you can put it into sun for a day or two with by covering with thin cotton cloth.
  2. Make “three string” of sugar syrup (sugar and ½ cup water bring it to boil and let it boil for 8-10 minutes).
  3. Add asafoetida, roasted fenugreek powder and chili powder with prepared lemon (discard the water if there is any), bring it to boil and put off the flame. Lemon pickle (sweet and sour) Nimboo ka khatta meetha achar is ready after it comes to normal temperature.
  4. Store this pickle in a glass container. Serve with any meal.
Lemon pickle (sweet and sour) Nimboo ka khatta meetha achar

Lemon pickle (sweet and sour) Nimboo ka khatta meetha achar

Chop lemon into four pieces

Chop lemon into four pieces

Put lemon pieces along with turmeric powder, and salt

Put lemon pieces along with turmeric powder, and salt

Ingredients

Ingredients

Make “three string” of sugar syrup

Make “three string” of sugar syrup

Make “three string” of sugar syrup

Make “three string” of sugar syrup

put it into sun

put it into sun

Make “three string” of sugar syrup

Make “three string” of sugar syrup

Make “three string” of sugar syrup

Make “three string” of sugar syrup

Make “three string” of sugar syrup

Make “three string” of sugar syrup

Add asafoetida, roasted fenugreek powder and chili powder

Add asafoetida, roasted fenugreek powder and chili powder

Add asafoetida, roasted fenugreek powder and chili powder

Add asafoetida, roasted fenugreek powder and chili powder

Add asafoetida, roasted fenugreek powder and chili powder

Add asafoetida, roasted fenugreek powder and chili powder

add prepared lemon

add prepared lemon

add prepared lemon

add prepared lemon

bring it to boil

bring it to boil

put off the flame

put off the flame

Lemon pickle (sweet and sour) Nimboo ka khatta meetha achar

Lemon pickle (sweet and sour) Nimboo ka khatta meetha achar

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