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Nimbu Adrak ka Achaar is from Punjabi cuisine and very delectable. Learn how to make/prepare Lemon Ginger Pickle by following this easy recipe.

Nimbu Adrak ka Achaar Recipe
Preparation Time
15 Minutes
Recipe Type

• 16 Lemons
• 1 tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
• 12 Whole Red Chilies (coarsely ground)
• 1-cm (2") piece Ginger
• 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.

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