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Limbache Lonche / Nimbu Ka Achar / Indian Lime Pickle

Nimbu Ka Achar or Indian Lime Pickle is one of the perfect Indian condiments that goes well with vegetarian food especially with daal and rice.

Though the method to prepare Lonche or pickle varies from place to place, the mere thought of it makes you salivate .

This Indian Lime pickle has many names. Some call it nimbu ka achaar, while some call it limbache lonche. Name doesn’t matter, right" What matters is the taste and the thrill you get while preparing any food.

I learnt how to prepare this spicy lime pickle from my dear friend Anita. She is a great cook and a great friend too. To try out, in the beginning I prepared using only 4 limes. But it became so tasty that the minute I made it, it was over. You can’t just stop after 1 or 2 pieces.
So, I decided to prepare it again and called my friend to try it out. And she said it was perfect and I should blog about it. And here I am with this mouth watering , stupendous Indian lime pickle. Some people use mustard oil for preparing pickle but I have used olive oil .

Preparation Time: 7-8 Days
Yields :2 Cups
Ingredients : 

10 whole Limes
2 Tablespoons Salt
1 Tablespoon Red Chili Powder(can adjust according to your preference)
3-4 Tablespoons Grated Jaggery(Panela)
1/2 Cup Olive Oil(Can use mustard oil too)
2 Teaspoons Mustard seeds
1/2 Tablespoon Hing/Asafoetida

Wash limes well with water and pat them dry.
Use half the quantity of limes to make the pickle. Cut them into 4...
Source: Poojas Cookery