Nimbu Hari Mirch Ka Achar uses the common ingredient of nimbu or lime and green chillies for a tangy spicy pickle that will add much flavor t

Nimbu Hari Mirch Ka Achar

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 10 people
Calories: 172 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Nimbu Hari Mirch Ka Achar uses the common ingredient of nimbu or lime and green chillies for a tangy spicy pickle that will add much flavor t

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Ingredients

  • 1 kg Green chillies
  • 1 kg Lemons
  • 1 cup Mustard oil
  • 1 tbsp Heeng
  • 2 tbsp Fenugreek seeds Powdered coarsely
  • 1/2 cup Mustard seeds Powdered coarsely
  • 1/2 cup Fennel seeds Powdered coarsely
  • 2 tbsp Carom seeds Powdered coarsely
  • 1 tbsp Nigella seeds Powdered coarsely
  • 1/2 cup Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 cup Red chilli powder
  • 1 cup Salt
  • 3 cups Lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup Vinegar

Instructions

  1. Wash green chilies and lemon and wipe them using a kitchen towel.

  2. Cut the green chilies into pieces and transfer them in a bowl.

  3. Cut the lemons into small pieces and transfer them in the bowl.

  4. Heat mustard oil in a pan.

  5. Once the oil reaches smoking point, switch off the heat.

  6. Switch on the heat and add heeng, fenugreek seeds, mustard seeds, fennel seeds, carom seeds and nigella seeds in the pan and fry for a few seconds.

  7. Pour the oil over the chilli and lemons.

  8. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, salt, lemon juice and vinegar and mix well.

  9. Transfer the pickle in a clean glass jar and close the lid.

  10. Keep the pickle in sun for 6-8 days.

  11. Keep shaking the jar twice daily and bring the jar inside in the evening and keep back in the sun in the morning.

  12. The pickle is ready to be eaten now, however the flavours will mature as the pickle is kept for more time.

  13. This pickle can be stored for upto an year.

Nutrition Facts
Nimbu Hari Mirch Ka Achar
Amount Per Serving
Calories 172 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Sodium 11660mg507%
Potassium 371mg11%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 10g42%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 30IU1%
Vitamin C 94.9mg115%
Calcium 119mg12%
Iron 3.1mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.