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Nimbu ka Achar

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Nimbu ka achar is a peppy lemon pickle. Spiced with asafoetida, red chili powder, cloves and cardamon among other spices, the nimbu ka achar is a non cooked pickle. Combined together and set to mature in the sun, the nimbu ka achar is great with any meal.
  Lemons pieces 35
  Water 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Asafoetida 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 4 Teaspoon
  Black peppercorns 30
  Salt 3 Tablespoon
  Red chili powder 2 Teaspoon
  White cumin seeds 1 Tablespoon
  Cloves 15
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Vinegar 3 Tablespoon
  Black cardamom seeds 2 Teaspoon

1) Boil washed and cleaned 25 lemons for 2 to 3 minutes; drain the water and make it dry.
2) Cut the boiled lemons into quarters and properly mix with half of the total salt and asafoetida powder.
3) Make a smooth mixture of the ground paste ingredients and rub the lemon quarters with this.
4) Store these spiced lemons into a jar.
5) Add juice of the remaining 10 lemons and the remaining salt to the jar of lemons.
6) Cover the jar with a clean cloth and leave it out in the sun.

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