Neebu Pickle

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Lime/ lemons are very good source of vitamin C. This recipe is for a perfect zero fat pickle. This sweet and sour lime pickle is delicious, can be served with any meal, and also tastes very good with mathri and other snacks. It is also a very good digestive..

Neebu pickle


  • Lime    1 kg
  • Ginger   50gms
  • Small Had 50 gms( optional)
  • Sugar 1/3 cup
  • Salt  1/4 cup  
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste 

Method of preparation

  1. Remove the stem and wash the limes thoroughly. Wipe off the water properly. Now leave the limes for 10 miuntes.
Neebu/ lime
  1. Remove the skin of ginger and grate it or cut it into juliennes.
ingredients for lime pickle
  1. Cut each lime into 8 pieces.
lime cut into small pieces
  1. In a glass bowl mix lime pieces,grated ginger, salt, sugar, had and black pepper.
mixed in a bowl
  1. Now keep this pickle under the sun for about a week or so.
freshly Neebu pickle
  1. Fresh lime pickle.
pickle after about aweek
  1. Lime pickle after about a week.

This is not an instant pickle. Older pickle is always better. The more you keep it under the sun, the faster the pickle gets ready. Usually this sweet and sour pickle gets ready in 2-3 months. Serve with any meal. This zero fat pickle goes with everything.

This pickle can be kept for years.

About Had (ह्ड़)

Had is a wholesome spice. I do not know any English name for this spice... Had is considered as a very good digestive and is also used in some Ayurvedic medicines for curing stomach ailments.

pickle after about aweek

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