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Sweet Lemon Pickle  Recipe

A unique sweet pickle with the sourness of lemon in it.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Preparation Time : 21-25 minutes

Cooking time : 11-15 minutes

Servings : 4

Sweet Lemon Pickle

Main Ingredients

Lemons, Sugar




Pickle Jams Chutneys

Level Of Cooking



  • Lemons skinned
    400 grams
  • Sugar
    2 cups
  • Citric acid
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt
    1 teaspoon
  • Coriander seeds roasted and crushed
    1 teaspoon
  • Cumin seeds roasted and crushed
    1 tablespoon
  • Fennel seeds (saunf) roasted and crushed
    1 1/4 teaspoon
  • Asafoetida
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Black salt (kala namak)
    1 teaspoon
  • Kashmiri red chilli powder
    2 tablespo + 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Cut lemons into quarters. Soak them in 20% brine solution for two to three months. De-brine in fresh water. Take sugar and three fourth cup of water in a pan and heat.

Step 2

Add citric acid and cook till it reaches 78° brix or a sugar syrup of one string consistency. Add debrined lemons. Mix and cook for three to four minutes.

Step 3

Remove from heat and add salt, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, fennel seeds, asafoetida and mix. Add black salt and mix.

Step 4

Cool and add red chilli powder and mix. Transfer into sterilized bottles and store.

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