Lemon Pickle

Lemon Pickles


Lemon 8
Red Chilli 6
Rock Salt 5 tsp
Asafoetida rocks 2 cubes
Fenugreek Seeds 1 tsp
Sesame Oil 1/4 cup
Turmeric Powder 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1 tsp
Curry Leaves Handful
Lemon cubes


  1. Rinse the lemons and dry it on a newspaper so as to remove the wetness. Cut into cubes as shown. In a kadai, heat a tea spoon of sesame oil and roast the asafoetida rock. 
  2. Once it starts to melt remove it and add the red chilli, mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds and roast till the mustard seeds pop out. 
  3. Grind all the roasted ingredients to coarse powder. Keep them aside. 
  4. Now heat the kadai with the remaining oil. 
  5. Tamper mustard seeds and curry leaves. 
  6. Add salt and turmeric powder. 
  7. After two to three stirs add the lemon cubes and sprinkle the powder over it. 
  8. Mix the contents thoroughly in kadai while on stove. 
  9. Once mixed well, remove from stove, allow it to cool and transfer the contents to air tight vessel or jar. 
  10. Allow two weeks of marination time for pickle before it could be used.

Note: The remains in pan can be mixed with hot rice and can be delighted as hot spice ladoos.

Chilli, fenugreek, asafoetida and mustard seeds

Lemon Pickles on Hot pan

Lemon Pickles on Hot pan

Lemon Pickles packed in Jar

Lemon Pickles packed in Jar


  1. That is a bowl of yummy pickle.

  2. wow my favorite pickle...I love it!

  3. Wow! Yummy pickle Hamsa :-)

  4. very easy and simple pickle.. good recipe of course

  5. I love this lemon pickle which is called as nimmakaya vuragaya in telugu, this is best combination for tomato dal (pappu) and white rice. even for curd rice also :-)

  6. very delicious pickle. best combination for dal and white rice. even for curd rice also.

  7. Awesome pickle it is. we called it as "nimmakaya vuragaya" in telugu. best combination for dal and white rice, curd rice. thank you for sharing.

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