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Sunday, May 2, 2010

Naranga Achar / Lemon Pickle

Lemon Pickle is a popular variety of pickle across India.
The sour taste gives this pickle its distinctness.
Lemon Pickle or Naranga Achar can be made very easily.

  • Lemon / Naranga / Lime - 5 nos
  • Chopped Ginger - 1tbsp
  • Garlic(sliced)- 10 nos
  • Chilli powder - 2 tbsp
  • Fenugreek powder - ¼ tsp
  • Asafoetida Powder - ¼ tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Gingely oil -¼ Cup
  • Salt to taste

  • Wash and cut each lemon into 4 pieces.
  • Heat Oil in a pan.
  • Put Mustard seed into the Oil and let it splutter.
  • Add Ginger and Garlic and saute well.
  • Add Chilly powder to the hot Oil and saute for a minute.
  • Add Lemon pieces and saute well for 5 minutes.
  • Add Salt and 2 tbsp water to it and mix well.
  • Cook Lemon on medium heat till water dries up and oil oozes out from it.
  • Add Fenugreek powder and Asafoetida Powder and mix well.
  • Remove from fire and allow to cool.

Recommended Combination:Lemon pickle can be served with Rice and Curd / Biriyani / Curd Rice / Kanji