Sweet lemon pickle

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Sweet lemon pickle


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :5 Min

Cook Time : 22 Min

Total Time : 27 Min


Serves : 55
  • 1/2 kg lemon

  • 1/2 kg sugar

  • 2 teaspoons black salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder

  • 1 teaspoon carom seeds

  • 1 1/2 tablespoon salt


  • Cut all the lemons into four equal parts. Squeeze the juice out of half of the lemon slices, and keep the juice separately.
  • Add the peels back to rest of the slices. Add salt to the slices and mix well.
  • Transfer these slices to a sterilized glass jar. Add lemon juice that was kept aside. Close the lid of the jar tightly and keep it in a warm place. Let it rest for about a month or till the lemon peels become soft.
  • stirr the pickle daily.
  • After 1 month add all the rest of the ingredients to the lemon and mix well.
  • Taste the pickle and adjust the taste. Add salt if required.
  • Keep the pickle in an airtight jar for 2 - 3 days and then enjoy it with paratha's.