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Tata Sampann Recipes – Easy Lemon Pickle

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Tata Sampann Recipes – Easy Lemon Pickle

A tangy, sweet lemon pickle is a must in every kitchen. A complete Indian thali always features a pickle which is indigenous to that cuisine or part of the country. Lemon, raw mango, amla, chilies etc. are some of the most popular ingredients used to make pickles all around the country. Lemons are an extremely popular ingredient as they are versatile. Lemons blend well with spices, sugar and salt, lending its own tanginess to create a unique bouquet of flavours. Lemon pickles can be both sweet and spicy. In comparison to most other ingredients, making a lemon pickle is easier and faster.

This article is authored by Bonny Shah. Bonny is a Registered Dietitian and a Certified Diabetes Educator.

Tata Sampann Recipes – Easy Lemon Pickle

Indulge your taste buds with the tangy and sweet goodness of lemon pickle, an essential addition to every kitchen. No Indian thali is complete without a pickle that showcases the unique flavors of the region or cuisine. From lemon and raw mango to amla and chilies, there's a wide array of ingredients used to create pickles across the country. However, lemons stand out as a popular choice due to their versatility and ability to harmonize with spices, sugar, and salt, resulting in a delightful blend of tangy flavors.

When it comes to lemon pickles, the options are endless. You can go for a sweet or spicy version depending on your taste preferences. The best part is that making a lemon pickle is relatively easy and quick compared to pickles made with other ingredients.

In fact, this easy lemon pickle recipe takes advantage of leftover lemon peels, sugar, and a handful of convenient spices. It requires minimal oil and doesn't involve any complicated methods. Simply store your leftover lemon peels in an airtight container and use them to whip up this pickle. Whether you serve it as a side dish with your meal or pair it with parathas, theplas, or dal-chawal, this pickle will effortlessly elevate your simple meals to a new level of excitement.

To ensure your lemon pickle boasts authentic and vibrant flavors while maintaining its longevity, it's important to use pure spices that retain their natural oils. Look no further than Tata Sampann Chilli Powder and Turmeric Powder to achieve the perfect taste and preserve your pickles for a longer duration.

For an easy-to-follow recipe, check out Raksha ki Rasoi, an amazing YouTube channel that will guide you through the process step by step. Once you've witnessed the magic of these two fantastic lemon pickle recipes, you'll never think of discarding lemon peels again.

So, get ready to transform your culinary repertoire with these lip-smacking lemon pickle variations. Embrace the tanginess, relish the sweetness, and unlock a whole new level of flavor. 

Head over to Raksha ki Rasoi and let the pickle-making adventure begin!


For the tadka

  • 2 tsp sarso/mustard oil
  • ½ tsp ajwain (carom seeds)
  • 1 pinch hing (asafoetida)
  • 1 tsp ground rai/sarso
  • 4 tsp lemon juice


  1. Steam the cut lemon peels for 5 minutes or till they are soft and cooked. This step will help in reducing the bitterness of the lemon peels. Let it cool down.
  2. In a bowl, add the powdered sugar, haldi powder, salt, and red chilli powder. Mix in the lemon peels. Make sure that all ingredients are well incorporated.
  3. In a pan, heat the oil for the tadka. Add in the ajwain, hing, and ground sarso.
  4. Pour this tadka over the lemon mixture.
  5. To increase the tanginess of this pickle, add lemon juice and mix it well.


Transfer the lemon pickle into a glass jar. It can be consumed immediately. For longer storage, open the jar and place it in sunlight for an hour daily for a week. This enhances the shelf life and develops the taste further. Enjoy!


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