Nimbu Adrak ka Achaar Recipe

Nimbu Adrak ka Achaar Recipe
Nimbu Adrak ka achar is a Punjabi recipie of making pickle, that is enjoyed with any dish under the sun. Made with lots of lemons and ginger, this is one dish that no North-Indian can live without.
Nimbu Adrak ka Achaar Recipe
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 16 Lemons
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 12 Whole Red Chilies (coarsely ground)
  • 1-cm (2") piece Ginger
  • ½ cup Salt
  • 1 tsp Ajwain (carom seeds)
  • 8 Green Chilies (chopped)
How to make Nimbu Adrak ka Achaar:
  • Cut each of the 8 lemons in equal halves and squeeze out the juice. Keep it aside.
  • Cut the remaining 8 lemons in 4 slits each and keep all the lemons and lemon skins in a glass jar (sterilized).
  • Peel and cut the ginger into thick strips.
  • Take a bowl and mix ajwain, green chilies, chili powder, turmeric powder, salt and lemon juice and mix well.
  • Pour the above mixture on the lemons in the jar and make sure that the lemons are covered with the juice.
  • Cover the jar and keep it in sun for 8 to 10 days, so that the lemons ripen and become soft.
  • Make sure to toss the jar occasionally, so that the pickle mixes well with the mixture.