Wash the lemons and wipe them dry.
Extract the juice and add salt to it.
Cut long strips oflemon skins, soak in the juice and put in a jar.
Put the jar in the sun for 6 days and shake it every other day till the lemon skins are tender.
Add sugar, red chilli powder, cardamoms, cloves and mix.
Keep it in the sun until sugar is dissolved.
This chutney can be preserved for one year if it is kept in an airtight jar.