Teekha Nimbu Achar Recipe

Teekha Nimbu Achar Recipe
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Teekha Nimbu Achar is a hot spicy sour pickle. Learn how to make/prepare Teekha Nimbu Achar by following this easy recipe.
Teekha Nimbu Achar Recipe
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 4
  • 6 large Lemons (quartered and seeded)
  • 1/4 cup Salsa
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 2 inch piece Ginger (crushed)
  • 8 Green Chillies (chopped)
  • 2-3 tbsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 tbsp Roasted Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp Roasted Fenugreek Seeds
  • 2 Star Anise (roasted)
How to make Teekha Nimbu Achar:
  • In a large bowl, take the lemons and sprinkle salt over it. Cover it and leave it for a day.
  • Next day, toss in the lemons in the juice.
  • In a small pan take four quarters of salted lemons and wring out the juice.
  • Add sugar, ginger and three tablespoons of water to it and cook in low heat, till the sugar melts.
  • Add the green chillies and red chilli powder and cook for another one minute.
  • Remove from heat and allow it to cool.
  • Add the roasted mustard seeds, roasted fenugreek seeds and star anise and mix well.
  • Transfer the pickle in a sterilized jar and pelt sugar-chillies mix over it.
  • Close jar and set aside for twenty five to twenty eight days before consumption.