Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Lemon Green Chilli Pickle
Lemon Green Chilli Pickle

Its not a recipe with lots of ingredients and masalas, instead, its a very simple recipe with a very few ingredients. I actually bought these chillies for making chilli pakoras. But as these were very spicy, so I thought of making pickle of it.

My muma used to make this Lemon Green Chilli Pickle. I always had it in breakfast with my favorite missa parantha and a cup of tea.

And the most interesting part of this Lemon Green Chilli Pickle is that we do not use oil in it.

So let us begin with the recipe of Lemon Green Chilli Pickle.


150 grams Green Chillies

8 Lemons

1 tsp Red Chilli Powder

2 1/2 tbsp Salt


Rinse and wipe dry green chillies and lemon very well.

Lemon Green Chilli Pickle
Rinse and wipe lemon and green chillies

Cut the stalk of the green chillies as shown in the image below. This has to be done to make it last long.

Lemon Green Chilli Pickle
Cut the stalk

Then make a slit on each of the chillies.

Lemon Green Chilli Pickle
Slit the green chillies

Cut each of them in pieces of approx 2 inches.

Lemon Green Chilli Pickle
Cut green chillies

Cut 5 lemons into 8 pieces each. First cut each lemon into half and then each half into four pieces.

Lemon Green Chilli Pickle
Cut the lemons

Add salt, red chilli powder and mix well.

Lemon Green Chilli Pickle
Add salt and red chilli powder

Then squeeze the juice of the remaining three lemons into it and again mix it well.

Lemon Green Chilli Pickle
Add lemon juice

Store it in an airtight container.

Lemon Green Chilli Pickle
Store in air tight container

Shake it at regular intervals so that the liquid in it would be mixed with all the lemons and green chillies.

Day 2 - The next day you will notice the liquid in the jar has increased. Its because of the salt and the lemons have released water. Shake it at regular intervals.

Lemon Green Chilli Pickle
Day 2 lemon green chilli pickle

Day 3 - Your pickle would be ready to eat.

Lemon Green Chilli Pickle
Lemon Green Chilli Pickle


- Shake well before use and at regular intervals.

- Consume in a month.

   Go food-a-licious with this mouth watering Lemon Green Chilli Pickle which would enhance the taste of your meal.

Do share your experience and suggestions via comments.

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