How to make Lemon and Date Pickle -

A sweet lemon pickle with the flavour of dates.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Suruchi Phadke.

Main Ingredients : Lemon (नींबू), Salt (नमक)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys

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Lemon and Date Pickle

Lemon and Date Pickle Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Lemon and Date Pickle Recipe

  • Lemon 10-12

  • Salt to taste

  • Sugar 3 tablespoons

  • Red chilli powder 1 tablespoon

  • Seedless dates 10-12


Step 1

In a bowl mix salt and lemon and let it rest for fifteen minutes.

Step 2

Add sugar, red chilli powder and dates and mix well.

Step 3

Store in an air tight container and after fiteen months the pickle is ready to serve.

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